Know Your Malware: Lazar Removal

Lazar, also known as Lazarus, is a trojan, which silently downloads from the Internet and installs numerous spyware and adware threats without asking for user permission. The threat also contacts a predetermined web server to retrieve specific instructions and update its own configuration. Lazar may also overwrite default Hosts file in order to block access to certain Internet resources or redirect the user to undesirable web sites. The trojan automatically runs on every Windows startup.

Related files: indexindicator.exe, memreload.exe, recalculate.exe, reload.exe, suiteoffices.exe

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

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 4th November 2005 10:41PM