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Trojan:W32/Generic!Online

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Aliases: Trojan:W32/[family].[variant]!Online

Summary


This detection from the F-Secure Security Cloud identifies a file with code or behavior that matches known trojans.

Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically block the program and prompt the user for a desired action.

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Technical Details


F-Secure Security Cloud is an online reputation service that provides the latest analysis and reputation rating for programs, files and websites. If a questionable program or file is found during a scan, a query is sent to the Security Cloud to get the most recent reputation rating for it.

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will then use the information from Security Cloud (and if needed, further analysis) to determine whether to delete, quarantine or block the program or file.

The Security Cloud rating for the identified program or file indicates that it has code similar to trojans - harmful programs that are deliberately designed to appear authentic (e.g., games, app updates, image packs, etc).

Once installed however, the program silently performs unauthorized actions, such as monitoring text or online messages, installing other programs or stealing data.