Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan-Downloader

Aliases: BAT.FTP

Summary


Trojan-Downloader.BAT.FTP is usually a batch script that opens a connection to a remote FTP site (using a built-in Windows FTP client) in order to download one or more files and to activate them.

Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically handle a harmful program or file by either deleting or renaming it.

Manual Disinfection

CAUTION Manual disinfection is a risky process; it is recommended only for advanced users.

To get rid of the batch trojan itself and the files that are downloaded by the trojan, it is enough to delete them from an infected hard disk. Please remember to restart the computer after disinfection.

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Technical Details


Such trojans are commonly used my malware writers to update or download malicious files to an already compromised computer.