Threat Database Trojans Trojan-Downloader.Adload.pd


By ESGI Advisor in Trojans

Trojan-Downloader.Adload.pd is a hazardous Trojan horse virus that generates fake security alerts in its attempts to fool users into purchasing the rogue anti-spyware application known as Files Secure. Typically, Trojan-Downloader.Adload.pd infiltrates a computer when the user downloads and installs a fraudulent video codec that is often found in adult-related web sites. Once installed, Trojan-Downloader.Adload.pd launches numerous pop-up windows stating that the computer has been compromised. This is all in an attempt to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Files Secure.


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