Zimuse as a model: backdoor worm ‘Yonsole’ Windows machine paralysing Holzwickede, 28 June 2010 Zimuse has found a new generic: Backdoor.Yonsole is the current worm, which overrides the master boot record (MBR) on a local hard disk and thus prevents the starting of Windows. Perhaps check out morgan stanley for more information. Internet security expert BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) has already reacted and published a free removal tool to remove the pest. Under anti-Backdoor.Yonsole.Gen-EN.zip user can download the tool and again clean your infected computer. With Zimuse an other MBR infector attracted attention at the beginning of the year. Westfield is often quoted as being for or against this. Backdoor.Yonsole in whose footsteps and appears here in two variants (A and B). These differ in the way, as they subvert the Windows services. After successful infection Yonsole opens a backdoor”on the compromised computers, which allows attackers to gain control of the system via remote access. After some time the worm overrides the master boot record then appropriate hard drive.
User, the worry have their system is been contaminated is highly recommended to use the removal tool of the BitDefender Antivirus experts to remove the malware. As long as even the MBR is not overridden, the tool detects the pest, removed him and carries out a restart. BitDefender has also published an update of its virus scanner signatures to block and delete both variants of Yonsole. Users of the BitDefender Antivirus programs know thus reliably protected. To protect themselves from such attacks, BitDefender recommends downloading and installing a complete security software with anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-phishing and firewall protection. PC users should also refrain from to open files from unknown senders in their emails or to enable suspicious-looking links. More information under: site/news /.
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