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Win32/Qhost.NSN

Aliases:Trojan.Win32.Qhost.mqt (Kaspersky), Trojan Horse (Symantec), Mal/Generic-L (Sophos) 
Type of infiltration:Trojan  
Size:3072 B 
Affected platforms:Microsoft Windows 
Signature database version:4882 (20100220) 

Short description

Win32/Qhost.NSN is a trojan that prevents access to certain web sites and reroutes traffic to certain IP addresses.

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

Other information

Win32/Qhost.NSN is a trojan that prevents access to certain web sites and reroutes traffic to certain IP addresses.

The following file is modified:
  • %system%driversetchosts
The trojan writes the following entries to the file:
  • 85.13.206.114 haksjdi262fsf.com
  • 85.13.206.114 uuu20091124.info
  • 85.13.206.114 u07012010u.com