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Malware Trojan HorseVirus: Trojan horse – Zeroaccess

Type:   Trojan
Distribution Level: Low
Systems Affected:  Windows Me/95/98/2000/NT/XP/Server 2003/Vista/7/Server 2008/

Trojan.Zeroaccess is a Trojan horse that uses an advanced rootkit to hide itself. The Trojan is called ZeroAccess due to a string found in the kernel driver code that is pointing to the original project folder called ZeroAccess. It is also known as max++ as it creates a new kernel device object called __max++>. It can also create a hidden file system, downloads more malware, and opens a back door on the compromised computer. (more…)