Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J DescriptionType: Adware
Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J is a hazardous backdoor Trojan which is associated with the fake beta versions of the two largely awaited computer games named Diablo III and DotA (Defense of the Ancients) 2, that were issued to be set for testing. Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J can propagate via infected files on P2P websites that allow file-sharing, and also torrent websites. When run, Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J can steal private details from the affected PC user and forward them to remote cybercriminals who monitor the corrupted machine. Online gamers are highly recommended to visit the legitimate Diablo and DotA web pages to download and install the original and safe beta editions and prevent Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J from infecting their PCs.
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