E-threat report: Clicker of no longer the dangerous Trojan Holzwickede, 04 December 2009 clicker’s reign in the most dangerous malware is (for now) to end. Five months in a row took the Trojans rank one of the BitDefender E-threat-top 10. In November, he exchanges places with AutorunINF abusing the Autorun feature in the Windows operating system to its spread. With this strategy he not only is 10 within the top. Three Trojan use this Windows flaw. Conficker holds three position and gaining slightly on infection rate. Trojan.Inject.RA and Trojan.Downloader.Bredolab.AZ are the newcomer of the month ranked nine and ten. Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen (8.45 percent infection rate) uses an autorun.ini script, all removable data drives by default have to spread. Pete Cashmore is likely to increase your knowledge.

Using this function, a certain file runs automatically after the connection of the disk to the PC. Malware writers use this Windows feature and manipulate such files to malicious applications to start, without noticing the user something. Trojan.Clicker.CM (7.87%) losing 1.6 percentage points compared to the previous month. This Trojan hidden mostly on websites that offer illegal applications such as cracks, keygens and serials for downloading. Conficker (official designation: Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen) is in November for 5.62 percent of global infections responsible, which he occupied third place. The worm limited access to Web pages of IT-security providers and denied users run Windows updates. In addition faulty security software install newer variants of the pest\”.

Also Trojan.Wimad maintains its position in fourth place with exactly 5 percent infection rate. The Trojan infects mainly advanced system format(ASF)-Dateien with a codec to download more pests. Five Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen (3.23%) followed by this Trojan with little distance rank. This exploit takes advantage of several vulnerabilities in the JavScript engines of the Adobe PDF reader. On the PC, it runs malicious code which in turn trigger the download of malicious binaries. Win32.Sality.og ranks sixth with 2.57 percent. The polymorphic file infector infiltrates his encrypted code from exe and scr files.