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We've automatically analyzed this threat, and determined that it's a trojan because of what it does when it gets on a PC.

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What to do now

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Threat behavior

The generic nature of this detection means that its malicious behaviors can vary from one sample to another. No other information is currently available on this threat.


Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.89.1290.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.203.984.0 and higher
First detected on: Sep 08, 2010
This entry was first published on: Sep 29, 2010
This entry was updated on: Aug 22, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
  • Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.atmu (Kaspersky)
  • W32/Suspicious_Gen2.BUTGC (Norman)
  • Trojan.DL.Small.DLYN (VirusBuster)
  • Generic4.ALGC (AVG)
  • TR/Dldr.Small.atmu (Avira)
  • Trojan.Generic.4551149 (BitDefender)
  • Win32/Donloz.ARA (CA)
  • Trojan.DownLoad2.15025 (Dr.Web)
  • Win32/Adware.PCProtector.C (ESET)
  • Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small (Ikarus)
  • Generic.dx!the (McAfee)
  • Trj/Downloader.XLR (Panda)
  • Trojan.Win32.Generic.5224884E (Rising AV)
  • Troj/DwnLdr-IIZ (Sophos)
  • Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT (Sunbelt Software)
  • TROJ_SMALL.LJK (Trend Micro)