- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
It would seem as although there are continuously new threats to be on the lookout out for while protecting your valuable PC’s security, one should not be so quick to underestimate Program:Win32/AlertSpy. This seditious Trojan was designed to allow hackers many privileges to your system which would usually be only reserved for you as the rightful PC owner.
You do not want this Program:Win32/AlertSpy on your PC if you value the safety and security of your system. By its very nature Program:Win32/AlertSpy will allow hackers remote access to your PC, allowing them to perform various suspect operations on your PC. Although the actions they are allowed to perform on the infected PC is limited by user privileges, they will still be able to steal data, modify and delete files, install keystroke loggers and make use of the machine as part of a concerted botnet mass spamming attack or Denial of Service attacks.
This is extremely disturbing, and users are warned to immediately get rid of Program:Win32/AlertSpy the moment it is detected. If you are wondering how Program:Win32/AlertSpy gains access to your PC, then it is worthwhile knowing that bundled software, obtained from file sharing networks and third party websites, email attachments and instant-messaging networks all form part of the most popular ways this Trojan is able to distribute and root itself onto its unsuspecting victims’ PCs.
It is definitely not worth the damage Program:Win32/AlertSpy will inevitably perform to your PC. In order to protect your PC against all the stated threats and risks, invest in a genuine security tool which will not only destroy Program:Win32/AlertSpy but also protect your PC against future similar threats.