W95.Suk


Aliases: W95/Suk!6d128ae1e70e
Variants: Virus.Win9x.SK.8699, W95/SK.8699, SK.8699, W95/Suk

Classification: Malware
Category: Trojan Horse

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 20 May 2009
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The W95.suk program is a stealthy trojan that can disguise itself as a legit file and change security processes to connect with outside malicious servers through the Internet. When W95.suk is installed, it carries out malicious payloads and frustrating pop up advertisements. It as well monitors computing activities. W95.suk activates can initiate harm to the system hardware and files.

More details about W95.Suk

W95.suk is a stealthy trojan that can disguise itself as a legit file and change security processes to connect with outside malicious servers through the Internet. When W95.suk is installed, it carries out malicious payloads and frustrating pop up advertisements. It as well monitors computing activities. W95.suk activates can initiate harm to the system hardware and files. Once W95.suk is executed on your system, possible symptoms on your computer would arise such as the system automatically downloads harmful programs, instability of general windows and browser, the infected file is hard to erase, overwhelmed computer screen with porn pop ups and unusual running processes.

The W95.suk software changes the default settings of the web browser. It is installed stealthily into systems. Browser hijacker applications may come bundled with other software. They may be downloaded from shareware and freeware websites. Hijacker programs may also spread through security exploits or IRC channels. Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, spam e-mail attachments, infected removable storage devices and drive-by download can also spread it.