JS/TrojanDownloader.FakeAlert [Threat Name]

Detection created2010-01-28
World activity peak 2010-09-27 (0.85 %)
Short description

JS/TrojanDownloader.FakeAlert is a trojan which tries to download other malware from the Internet. It is written in JavaScript .

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.


The program code of the malware is usually embedded in HTML pages.

Other information

The trojan displays fake warnings about threats detected on the compromised computer that need to be removed.


The problems/threats are fake.


The trojan uses techniques to entice users to download the System Security, Cyber Security application. Some examples follow.

If the link is clicked the trojan tries to download other malware from the Internet.

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