The Grobios Trojan is a dangerous virus threat that has recently been identified in a hacker campaign. It contains advanced code that can cause a lot of damage to the infected hosts, including remote surveillance of the users in real-time. Read more about recovering infected hosts in our complete Grobios Trojan removal guide.
Grobios – How Does It Infect
The Grobios Trojan is a potent weapon that can be delivered using various methods. Depending on the target users the operators can choose the most adequate tool. A preferred method may be the use of email SPAM messages that utilize social engineering techniques. Usually they contain hijacked content from legitimate sites and services in the form of text and graphics. Counterfeit notification messages can be crafted that can include the Trojan instances. In addition the emails can also be used to spread infected payload carriers, two popular types are the following:
- Software Installers — The hackers can embed the Grobios Trojan code in application installers of various types: system utilities, creativity suites, productivity programs and even computer games.
- Infected Documents — The hackers behind the Grobios Trojan can infect documents using the same mechanism. Targets can be presentations, text documents or spreadsheets. The typical behavior is to integrate dangerous scripts in them, (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Martin Beltov. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/grobios-trojan-remove-active-infections-pc/