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ADWARE.AGENT TROJAN DOWNLOADER SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : Adware.Win32.Agent.ZK

Alias             : Win32/Adware.PlayMP3Z, Adware:Win32/Agent.E, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.zk, W32/Agent.EFDB, Adware.Agent.gen, TrojanDownloader.Win32.Agent.Gen

Virus type    : Adware

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Adware.Agent.ZK is a adware trojan horse that downloads and displays popup advertisements from playmp3z.biz. It attaches to the browser helping objects to load automatically. It uses stealth techniques to avoid detection and removal. Few variants of agent use vulnerability in Internet explorer and automatically installs without user's knowledge.

                     When executed, Agent registers the DLL files as Browser Helping Objects (BHO) for Internet explorer and tries to download more malicious programs. It adds the EXE type files in the registry run section to load automatically on the next startup.

                     Agent contains backdoor ability. Using this, hackers can steal data from the infected systems. This threat is also known as Win32/Adware.PlayMP3Z, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.zk, W32/Agent.EFDB, Adware.Agent.gen, TrojanDownloader.Win32.Agent.Gen.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Adware.Agent.zk and its variants in 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.

                   You need to install security patches from http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com to close security hole in your Windows operating system. These steps to help ensure your PC is protected.

How to remove this worm?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove Adware.Agent trojan safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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