- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Normal system programs crash immediatelly
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE is a part of a huge Win32/Alureon family of Trojan infections. They are classified as data-stealing Trojans and they do that by intercepting incoming and outgoing Internet traffic. It allows Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE to collect various sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords, credit card information and so on. It would not be surprising for this Trojan also to download other malicious programs onto the target computer, and it is all possible, because upon the installation Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE modifies the DNS settings. What is more, it can also modify the Master Boot Record so that all of its components could be executed.
These components include other versions of the same Trojan. For example, when infection gets into your computer it drops a file called javaw.exe. Once the file is run, the Trojan also installs such things as Trojan:Win32/Alueron.EO, Trojan:Win32/Alureon.EN or Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE which is the one responsible for modifying the Master Boot Record to execute all the installed malicious files. After the installation Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE connects to a remote server to receive instructions on how to behave further on. Once a command is retrieved it proceeds to collect sensitive information and then transfer it over to its creator over the network.
The most common symptom of this infection is a disable keyboard. It happens quite often as a result of the Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE infection. Also, if you are running on Windows XP, you might receive a request to activate the operating system all of a sudden. The significant hardware change that causes this request to pop up is simulated by infected drivers. And of course, these symptoms can be considered side effects of the Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE infection. On top of that, this Trojan can easily disable the Internet Explorer proxy settings, subordinating your Internet connection to its needs.
The obvious fact in this situation is that you have to terminate Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE before it goes any further. If you cannot do it on your own, do invest in a powerful computer safeguard tool that will remove Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE for you automatically. The tool will also take care of the other Alureon family Trojans, and your computer will soon be safe and clean.
How to manually remove Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE
Files associated with Trojan:Win32/Alureon.FE infection: