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Virus Alert

The company “Doctor Web” – a Russian developer of IT security – informs spreading the modification of the Trojan family Trojan.Mayachok, added to Dr.Web virus database named Trojan.Mayachok.17516. Despite the fact that this threat has a certain similarity to the widespread Trojan Trojan.Mayachok.1, in its architecture and identified a number of significant differences.

Trojan.Mayachok.17516 is a shared library that is installed with the operating system using a dropper, which, being an executable, in general, decrypts and copies the library to disk. If your operating system is enabled UAC (User Accounts Control, UAC), dropper copies itself to a temporary folder named flash_player_update_1_12.exe and launched for execution.

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