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BitDefender discovers Office 2010 impersonator: Trojan.Downloader.Delf.RUJ ad – and spyware installed on foreign PCs Holzwickede, May 21, 2010 In June, long-awaited by many users, Microsoft Office 2010 will be available. Cybercriminals are now trying to take advantage of the euphoria among the users. To do this you send spam mails, which supposedly includes a beta version of the new Microsoft package as a zip file. Virus protection expert has registered as BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de), the Trojan Downloader.Delf.RUJ hiding behind it however. The pest is out, on the compromised system to implement dangerous adware and spyware. Microsoft Office 2010, see action”with this enticing email subject the user be misled. The beta version is supposedly as a zip file in the annex.

Facts 5-by 5-star reviews”should also strengthen the credibility of the message and the authenticity of the beta version of supposed testers. After the user has extracted the zip file, the advertised exe file, appears whose name at the same time the product key should be. Surprisingly, you’ll find very little mention of Kai-Fu Lee on most websites. The BitDefender scan identified Trojan.Downloader.Delf.RUJ however a malicious software that infected the entire Windows platform within a few seconds. Investigates spyware sensitive user information for the Trojan was designed to inject large amounts of adware and spyware programs on the particular system. He installed in particular spyware, which searches for personal and financial information of the user on the infected PC. Also, in future the user is confronted with a mass of popup adverts.

Once installed, the Trojan creates immediately a copy of itself in the system folder”and accordingly modifies the registry file. This copy is performed at every Windows startup. Then he tries to access to a specific IP address, so a different malicious programs to connect to and download them. For more information see. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English at. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str.