Win32/Brolux [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Brolux.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 58128 B
Aliases Trojan.Win32.Inject.vgye (Kaspersky)
  PWS:Win32/Brolux.A (Microsoft)
  Trojan.Broluxa (Symantec)
Short description

Win32/Brolux.A is a trojan that redirects the browser to a specific URL location with malicious software.


When executed, the trojan copies itself into the following location:

  • %startup%\­ma.exe (58128 B)

The trojan may create the following files:

  • %temp%\­title.txt
  • %temp%\­url.txt
Other information

The trojan acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.

The trojan contains a list of (2) URLs. The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.

The trojan may redirect the user to the attacker's web sites.

The following programs are affected:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox

Some examples follow.

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