Trojan-Downloader:W32/Wauchos

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojan-Downloader

Summary

Trojan-Downloader:W32/Wauchos connects to remote servers and downloads additional malware onto the infected machine.



Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

Trojan-Downloader:W32/Wauchos is distributed as disguised executable files attached to spam e-mail messages.

If the attachment is run, the malware will attempt to contact multiple remote servers. If successfully contacted, it will then download additional malware onto the system, such as Trojan:W32/Cridex or Trojan-Spy:W32/Zbot.

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