Threat Database Viruses Win32:Evo-gen


By GoldSparrow in Viruses

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 145
First Seen: February 1, 2013
Last Seen: May 14, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Win32:Evo-gen is a virus that opens a backdoor on the compromised PC. Win32:Evo-gen may permit cyvercriminals to obtain remote unauthorized access and control of the infected computer system. When Win32:Evo-gen accesses the victimized PC, it can carry out various dangerous activities that may be devastating to the machine. Win32:Evo-gen can steal confidential information from the affected computer. Win32:Evo-gen can make modifications to system files, log keystrokes, lead to identity theft, and exploit the affected PC for a 'bot' function. Win32:Evo-gen can also be identified as a Trojan downloader. Being Trojan downloader, Win32:Evo-gen is able to connect to a distant server for downloading and installing other malware infections on the targeted computer system. Other malware infections are surreptitiously dropped, installed and run by Win32:Evo-gen from FTP servers, Internet, and private PC.


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