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Trojan infects Flashget users around the world

Aleks /

A few days ago we started getting messages from users saying that their antivirus software had started detecting Trojans in the Flashget directory.

Analysis showed that the problem was affecting Flashget users all over the world. Files called inapp4.exe, inapp5.exe, and inapp6.exe (which are detected by Kaspersky Anti-Virus as Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.exo, Dropper.Win32.Agent.ezxo, and Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.kht) appeared on the victim machines.

The strangest thing was the fact that no other Trojans were detected that could have been used for the files shown above to get onto the system. Some affected users had fully patched operating systems and browsers. So how did the malicious programs penetrate their computers?

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March 16, 2008 - Posted by | Alerts, Friends, Malware, Recommended External Security Related Links | , , , , ,

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