Trojan-Downloader:​W32/Swizzor

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan-Downloader

Summary

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



Removal

To remove the downloader, it's enough to delete its file from the hard drive.

Technical Details

Trojan-Downloader:W32/Swizzor downloads and installsa LOP.COM-related plugin that acts as spyware/adware and provides customized search capabilities. The download and installation occurs without a notification to the user and without the user's approval.Swizzor may be silently installed on a user's computer while browsing the Internet (driveby download).

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