Trojan-Downloader:W32/Carberp, Trojan-Spy:W32/Carberp, , Trojan-Downloader:W32/Carberp , Trojan.Downloader.Carberp, Trojan.Carberp , TrojanDownloader:Win32/Carberp.A , TROJ_DLOADER.A


Trojan-Downloader:W32/Carberp downloads and installs additional programs onto the computer without the user's knowledge or consent.


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Technical Details

On execution, Trojan-Downloader:W32/Carberp copies itself to a temporary file, then downloads additional malware onto the infected system. The downloaded files are hidden using rootkit techniques.

The malware contacts a remote server, from which it can retrieve additional content for download.

While active, Carberp harvests confidential information, such as system details and contact data saved on the computer. These details may be forwarded to the remote server.

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