Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ Description
Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ is part of a severe malware attack that uses rootkit techniques to avoid detection by the most favored anti-virus tools on the market. This is because Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ can inject itself into critical system processes and infect important system files such as device drivers. Because of this, using a regular anti-virus program to detect and remove Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ is usually impossible. When you try to remove Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ with a reliable anti-virus program, it will usually claim that there is no infection present on the infected computer. In some cases, the anti-virus program may detect that an infection is present but will not be able to disable it because a critical system file is corrupted by Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ. Because of these rootkit techniques, ESG security researchers advise dealing with a Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ infection with the help of an anti-rootkit application or with a strong anti-malware program that integrates anti-rootkit capabilities in its protection.
Once installed, Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ can be used for a variety of malicious activities. Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ will rarely attack alone and will commonly be used to give support and to hide other malware on the infected computer. ESG security researchers have observed the use of Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ in a wide variety of malware attacks, including the installation of browser hijackers and dangerous spy Trojan attacks designed to steal sensitive financial information, including credit card numbers and online banking account credentials. In general, Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ is mostly related to banking Trojan attacks and is frequently used to hide the presence of keyloggers and other spy Trojans on the victim’s computer.
Typical Sources of a Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ Infection
Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ is commonly acquired from unsafe file downloads. This usually comes as a result of downloading files without being absolutely sure of their contents. These malicious files will typically be disguised as PDF, ZIP or DOC email attachments, fake video codecs needed to view videos on pornographic websites or social media phishing website or as fake versions of popular files on file sharing networks. To avoid a Trojan Horse Agent3.WJ infection, it is advisable to be careful about downloading any content and always be sure of a file’s credentials and contents before downloading them onto your computer.
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