Threat Description

Trojan-Downloader:​W32/JQCN

Details

Aliases: Trojan.Downloader.JQCN, Trojan.GenericKD.[variant]
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Downloader
Platform: W32

Summary



This type of trojan secretly downloads malicious files from a remote server, then installs and executes the files.



Removal



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Technical Details



This trojan-downloader is distributed as a file attachment to spam e-mails. The attached programs are typically labelled using legitimate-sounding document names, such as 'invoice', as a simple form of social engineering.

On execution of the attached file, the trojan-downloader will attempt to install itself onto the machine, then contact a remote server for additional files and/or instructions.






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