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Trojan-Downloader:W32/Wauchos

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan-Downloader

Aliases: Trojan-Downloader:Win32/Wauchos, Win32/TrojanDownloader.Wauchos, Trojan.DL.Wauchos, W32/Wauchos

Summary


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

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Technical Details


Trojan-Downloader:W32/Wauchos is distributed as disguised executable files attached to spam email 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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