Threat Description

Trojan:​W32/FakeAV.KUE

Details

Aliases: Trojan:W32/FakeAV.KUE, Trojan:W32/FakeAV.KUE, Trojan.FakeAV.KUE, TrojanDownloader:HTML/Renos (Microsoft)
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: W32

Summary


Also known as a trojan horse program, this is a deceptive program that performs additional actions without the user's knowledge or permission. It does not replicate.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

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Technical Details


Trojan:W32/FakeAV.KUE identifies a script known to be associated with rogue antivirus programs. The user may encounter these scripts or the related rogue program while visiting malicious websites, or a compromised legitimate site.For more information about rogue antivirus/antispyware programs, please see the Rogue:W32/Rogue antispyware description. For an example of trojan-downloaders which perform similar functions, please see the Trojan-Downloader:W32/Renos.Gen description.






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