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TROJAN.BREADOLAB.Q VARIANT SPAMMED IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : Mal/Bredo-Q

Alias             : Mal/Bredo-Q, Trojan.Bredolab, Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Small, TROJ_BREDOLAB, Trojan-Downloader:W32/Bredolab, TrojanDropper:Win32/Oficla.Q

Virus type    : Backdoor, Trojan-Downloader

Threat level : Low

Virus details :

                     Bredo.Q is a new variant of bredolab family. Bredolab variants are spammed via e-mail and it usually arrives with attachment icon similar to MS-Office document or Zip file. ( Example: Invoice_copy_N7933.zip)

The infected mail message body is given below.

This is a post notification,

Your parcel has arrived at the post office on October 11.
Our Driver was unable to deliver the parcel to your address.
Please print out the invoice copy attached and collect the package at our office.

Thank you for your attention,
FedEx Customer Services.

The infected message subject will be "Track your shipment No78848" and from address will be "FedEx Support <help@fedex.com>"

                  When the infected e-mail attachment within the ZIP file is executed, it copies to Windows system folder and modifies the registry to load automatically on next startup.

                  It also connects to remote servers and installs several malicious programs in the infected system. The downloaded malware will be adware, keyloggers and fake security products. Bredo.Q trojan is also known as Mal/Bredo-Q, Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Small, TROJ_BREDOLAB, Trojan-Downloader:W32/Bredolab, TrojanDropper:Win32/Oficla.Q.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Trojan.Bredolab 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 this trojan, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Solo antivirus can detect and remove Trojan.Bredolab and its variants safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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