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VIRUS ALERTS - July 7, 2007

by Marianna Schmudlach / July 7, 2007 3:04 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 7, 2007 3:06 AM PDT
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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 7, 2007 4:54 AM PDT
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Type Trojan

Aliases Trojan.Win32.DNSChanger.jc

Troj/DNSChan-LV is a Trojan for Windows platform.

The Trojan is packaged as an installer for a program that allows the user to access web pages with pornographic content.

Troj/DNSChan-LV changes the computer settings for the default Domain Name Service servers so that all DNS requests are forwarded to a compromised host in Ukraine.

The malicious DNS server may redirect web traffic so that all connections are routed through it. It is suspected that this technique is used to modifiy the content of web pages to display adverts for pornographic web pages.

Protection available since 7 July 2007


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by Marianna Schmudlach / July 7, 2007 4:57 AM PDT
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