TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A is one of these pesky Trojans that can download and install a lot of various types of malware onto your computer without you even knowing it. So if you have been infected by this parasite, it is most likely that soon enough you will be have your system swarmed with lots of parasites that will surely do you no good. TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A can arrive at your system via a drive-by download or through social-engineering, when automated robots send you links in various social networking sites. The messages and/or comments with the links usually redirect you to some dubious website at the same time initiating the download of the Trojan without even prompting you.
This Trojan never comes alone just as its name suggests. TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A it “drops” malicious software into your system. Most of the time Trojan droppers install backdoors that later on allow a hacker to access your system remotely, however, judging from the processes associated with TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A, it drops an unwanted software of a slightly different nature. For example, you can find out whether you are infected by this Trojan, when you see these processes in your Windows Task Manager: resultbrowse119.exe, resulttool127.exe or windo.exe.
Most of the TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A’s components are classified as adware. That means that when you are infected with this Trojan, you are bombarded with advertisements of commercial nature, that are most probably directly at you, after having monitored your internet browsing habits. These malicious adware programs dropped by TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A are hard to remove because they resist the interrogation of security products and try to stay hidden in your system. Also, windo.exe is classified as worm, which means it can communicate with other machines over the internet, and it can use a big part of your bandwidth while you are left wondering why your Internet connection has suddenly slowed down to the speed of snail’s crawl.
Therefore, TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A is extremely threatening to your system’s security and you should terminate it the moment you notice that something is wrong. Run a regular full system security scan and remove TrojanDropper:AutoIt/Runner.A with a good computer safeguard tool that will make sure that your system does not get infected with something like this parasite ever again. Take care of this infection before you lose your system to the bad guys of the cyber world.
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Blocks internet connection
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
- System crashes