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TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Removal Manual

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A is a Trojan infection that can install other programs on your computer. The threat’s ability to use peer-to-peer communications in order to download malicious files on the PC makes it extremely dangerous. Malware experts recommend using a trusted anti-malware tool to remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A from your machine.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A.

How Does TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Operate?

Trojans are considered high-level threats because they can download malware or unwanted and/or unsafe software on the affected PC and connect to a remote server in order to perform each of the following tasks:Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35

  • Download and run files on the compromised machine
  • Receive configuration data
  • Upload information from the compromised machine
  • Receive instructions from cyber criminals

Researchers at Microsoft report that once installed, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A creates files on your computer (for example %TEMP%\UpdateCV\update.dat) and then decrypt and run the malicious executable, which is typically saved in:

  • %TEMP% \UpdateCV\installer.exe
  • %TEMP% \UpdateCV\update.exe

Current research shows that the downloaded file is VirTool:Win32/CeeInject.gen!DZ, but this may vary in the future.

The threat modifies the registry so it would be activated every time the user starts the machine.

→In subkey:HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
Sets value: “
With data: “:*:Enabled:Policy”

→In subkey:HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts\List
Sets value: “6881:TCP”
With data: “6881:TCP:*:Enabled:Policy”

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A adds itself to the Firewall Authorized Applications, so the Firewall does not block the internet connection.

How Is TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Distributed?

Trojans usually enter the user’s system unnoticed, through malicious attachments to spam email messages or as the user visits a corrupted web page. Bundled installations are also a standard distribution method for various threats.

How to Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Permanently?

Users should perform a full system scan and then eliminate any detected threats in Safe Mode. The manual below will assist you in deleting TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A permanently from your computer.
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Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A
2. Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

Berta Bilbao

Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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