Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Remove Trojan.Mayachok.1, ransomware platform the hackers have already used in Russia

Trojan.Mayachok.1 is a platform for ransomware. I the wild, the infection has been observed in Russian sector of the web.
A mass-infecting wave has been observed in 2011 as the trojan blocked web-connection under the pretext that the channel is overloaded in so and so district. The malware has suggested an option of setting a connection using spare channel, in case of urgent need to stay online. To confirm the intention of switching to the emergency channel, a user was required to send sms to phone number specified in the message displayed by the trojan.
Sending the messages resulted in withdrawal of unexpectedly big amount from user’s mobile account as the hackers provided a number for sending sms registered as paid mobile service.
Removal of . Trojan.Mayachok.1 is relevant for users of any country though. Basically, trojan is but a platform for introducing more complex infections, Russian case being one of the possible outcomes.
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