Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a has been recently detected by some antivirus programs while performing a full system scan as a Trojan horse. The threat may have entered the system via spam emails or drive-by downloads. Several malicious email campaigns have been reported spreading Trojan horses across the Web. One example is the Trojan.Swort – discovered to infect computers through sending MERS-themed emails.
Even though the distribution method of Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a has not yet been confirmed, users are highly advised not to open emails sent by unknown or suspicious addresses. Visiting unsafe websites also raises a red flag concerning the online security of users.
Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a General Description
Most Trojan horses are designed to affect most versions of Windows OS such as:
→Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, etc.
This means that any computer that is not presently protected against malicious software can be affected by Trojans. Trojan horses such as Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a are dangerous to average PC users as well as business owners because of their information stealing capacity. Trojans are mostly created and distributed to cause data theft. In many cases, such as the recent malicious MERS-themed campaign, cyber criminals use social engineering methods to trick users into downloading the threat.
The consequences of having a Trojan horse in the system vary in depth and severity. Some Trojan horses can act as backdoors – meaning that they are connected to a Command & Control server. If so, cyber criminals can have unauthorized access to compromised machines.
Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a Removal Options
Even though more details on Trojan.Multi.TaskRun.a are needed to evaluate whether the threat level is low or high, users can scan their systems to make sure they haven’t been affected. Installing powerful antivirus software to scan and detect the whole computer is recommended. Removal help is provided below the article.
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