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New Trojan Winlock

The specialists of “Dr. Web” today announced the distribution of the new Trojan-blocker of the acclaimed family Trojan.Winlock – Trojan.Winlock.7372.

From other vinlokov this Trojan is different because it does not contain any text or graphics – it loads them on the infected computer on the network. As the main purpose Trojan.Winlock.7372 chose foreign users.

The first Winlock Trojans oriented foreign users, have proliferated in the autumn of 2011, and before that the scheme was successful criminal earnings run-in by hackers in Russia. This malicious program is distributed with the family of Trojans, known as BackDoor.Umbra. Based on the internal structure, Trojan.Winlock.7372 no way resembles the other members of the Trojans extortionists. First of all, because it does not contain any images, text resources or other components, which are usually shown, these malicious applications on the computer screen when locking Windows. All the necessary elements Trojan.Winlock.7372 downloads from the remote server, and prevents the system screen is a normal web page. (more…)