Trojan.Hookja.A is the latest Trojan infection, designed to display false and exaggerated results, as a means to coerce a user into purchasing the full version of rogue antispyware software.
The term Trojan refers to the fact this particular malware, Trojan.Hookja.A is installed under deceptive pretences, infiltrating the user’s PC without their approval or knowledge.
Trojan.Hookja.A is advertised through the use of advertisements that pretend to be online scanners.
Trojan.Hookja.A then prompts the user to download and install a rogue anti-spyware application, so as to attempt to create a solution and fix the user’s computer.
These scanners, though, are also scams and have no way of knowing what is running on your computer and thus can be ignored.
If Trojan.Hookja.A is running on your computer, it will only make your computer slower and run less efficiently.
Trojan.Hookja.A is particularly damaging to a computer system, once it has fully embed itself within the PC’s system, therefore it is given a high priority security risk status by many computer analysts.
As like most malware applications, Trojan.Hookja.A is a dubious program that spreads itself without any user intervention.
Trojan.Hookja.A may be able to self-replicate, and could spread without attaching itslef to or infecting other programs and files.
Furthermore, the security risks posed by Trojan.Hookja.A may also include the collection and transmission of personally identifiable information (PII) without the user’s consent thus severely degrading the performance and stability of the computer.
The best way to deal with the threat of Trojan.Hookja.A is to simply remove it from the affected PC system.
Danger level: 8