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AVAST! ANTIVIRUS.EXE PROCESS INFORMATION

Process Name  : avast!Antivirus.exe

Process type    : Trojan Downloader

Malware Name : TrojanDownloader.Win32.Agent.cdir

Threat level : Low

Process Details

                  Avast!Antivirus.exe is dropped by TrojanDownloader.Win32.Agent.cdir and it is spammed via e-mail. It usually arrives with attachment ecard.zip and it contains ecard.exe.

The spammed mail message body given below

Good day.


Your family member has sent you an ecard from 123greetings.com.
Send free ecards from 123greetings.com with your choice of colors, words and music.

Your ecard will be available with us for the next 30 days. If you wish to keep the ecard longer, you may save it on your c computer or take a print.

To view your ecard, open attached zip file.

Best wishes,
Postmaster,
123greetings.com

                  When the infected e-mail attachment is executed, it copies to Windows system folder as avast!Antivirus.exe and modifies the registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet\Services\avast!Antivirus to load automatically on next startup. It also downloads serveral malicious files in the infected system.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated avast!Antivirus.exe in its signature file to protect users from this trojan attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this trojan. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this Trojan?

                   If you are already infected with TrojanDownloader.Win32.Agent.cdir, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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