Threat Database Trojans Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ


By GoldSparrow in Trojans

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 90 % (High)
Infected Computers: 100
First Seen: April 25, 2014
Last Seen: August 26, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ is a Trojan that permits cybercrooks to gain full remote access and control of a corrupted PC. Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ proliferates via spam email messages, free software and infected links on questionable third-party websites. Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ can also propagate to targeted PCs as an infected .PDF file exploiting known vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Upon installation on the attacked PC, Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ creates hidden folders in crucial sections such as the Windows Registry, so that it can disguise its infectious files and restrict itself from being completely uninstalled from the computer system. Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ can run malevolent processes to make the computer work slowly and weirdly, and destroys program files to restrict programs from operating. Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AKZ can also drop and install other malware infections onto the compromised PC.


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