|Short Description||Inserts malicious code into the system and replicates itself.|
|Symptoms||Alerts by the firewall.|
|Distribution Method||Unsafe browsing, peer-to-peer file sharing|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1|
Several user reports have been registered about a threat called Wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 appearing on a Windows Firewall alert. wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 is most likely distributed via file sharing on peer-to-peer communities. Other similar threats have been monitored during the past several months. In this article, we will analyze what is common about these threats and how to stay protected against malware.
wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 Distribution Method
What is usual about computer worms is that they are designed to replicate and use computer networks to spread themselves onto systems. Worms can be referred as malicious code. They don’t need to attach to particular programs to infect the system and typically rely on the system’s security failures.
wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 may have sneaked into the system because an important update has been skipped or another system vulnerability was identified. As we already mentioned, worms are written to exploit system vulnerabilities. To stay protected against malicious software in general, keeping the anti-malware solution up to date and running is crucial. Firewall software can be used as well. All software products running on the PC should also be maintained.
It is important to know that when a worm attacks several machines, they may turn into ‘zombie’ systems and become a part of the hacker’s controlled network. In other words, the users’ computers are connected in botnets. What happens next depends on the attackers’ intentions. If a business is attacked by a worm, the consequences may be quite damaging.
Furthermore, if wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 has Trojan components, valuable information can be stolen from the user, including banking. Trojans also have the capability to connect to a remote host and permit hackers unlimited access to the system.
wormp2p.tanked.trojanv1.1 Removal Options
Since worms replicate themselves and don’t employ programs to infect systems, manual removal is not an option. Instead, a strong anti-malware program must be used to detect and eliminate all traces of the threat.
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 / How to Uninstall SpyHunter