Threat Description



Aliases: Mevade
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: W32


Trojan-Downloader:W32/Mevade.A reportedly downloads adware onto the affected system.


Automatic Disinfection

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Technical Details

Once present on the system, Trojan-Downloader:W32/Mevade attempts to connect to a remote server and download additional programs onto the affected system. The downloaded programs are adware.

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