Know Your Malware: YahLog Removal

YahLog is designed to steal user passwords for Yahoo! Messenger accounts and transfer gathered data to its author. The parasite can also disable certain Windows services and prevent them from starting automatically. It usually affects System Restore Service. YahLog automatically runs on every Windows startup.

Related files: smss.exe, svchost.exe

YahLog properties:
Connects itself to the internet
Hides from the user
Stays resident in background Remove YahLog, removal instructions

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 2nd November 2005 10:18PM