Do you know what the alphabet is? Of course you do! Everybody that can read knows what it is. However, today I would like to talk, not about a set letters used to write a language, but this time I'm here to introduce you to Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen - a Spyware Trojan aimed to infiltrate your PC and open a security hole through which additional malware can be dropped.
But first of all, let's make it clear what a Trojan downloader is on the whole. It is usually a standalone malicious program that, when executed on a system, starts secretly downloading other malware. All these activities are done without any approval of the computer user. When it infiltrates a system, it waits until an internet connection becomes available and then it immediately connect to a remote websites and ftp sites for additional malware.
The above is exactly what happens with Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen. As soon as it manages to infect your system, this Trojan contacts a remote server in order to download additional malware onto a user's computer without his or her knowledge. But that's not all. Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen can also embed itself into the user's web browser as a BHO (Browser Helper Object). All these malicious activities are a serious threat to the security of a users' personal and financial data. Finally, you should know that the additional malware downloaded through Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen may import additional adware and generate large numbers of popup adverts.
Let's now talk about Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen in more technical terms. This malware is known to be associated with a number of distinct files. The following table gives you all the essential information about each of them, including the name of the file, its size and the MD5 hash:
Table 1. File information
As is the case with many other malware, different antivirus vendors provide different titles for the same threat. Therefore, below you will find a list with the alias names of Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen:
|Alias names of Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen|
Table 2. Alias names
All the provided information makes it clear that Trojan-Downloader.Alphabet.gen needs be removed from a PC immediately after its detection as it poses a serious threat to the whole system. To avoid further risk of damaging your computer, everybody is highly recommended to use a good malware remover. Only reliable and updated antivirus software can help you detect this malware and remove it from your system without a trace.