- Installs itself without permissions
- Normal system programs crash immediatelly
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
Win32.Monitor.AKL is the latest Trojan infection to be causing all sorts of chaos on the net. Specifically, Win32.Monitor.AKL is a detection which may be triggered when malware is packed in a particular way to avoid detection. The majority of the malware seen obfuscated in this way have been Trojan password stealers.
Some Trojan password stealers may be capable of modifying registry data to execute a dropped copy of the Trojan at each Windows start.
The following symptoms are commonly known to be related to this parasite, Win32.Monitor.AKL:
* Browser and search engine hijacked by malicious web sites
Characteristics of Win32.Monitor.AKL are as follows:
* Monitors registry records, captures surfing history and Windows activity to create matching pop ups
Obviously this infection will need to be removed from any system it has infiltrated, immediately. It is recommended to employ the services of a fully functional anti-spyware application, so as to remove Win32.Monitor.AKL and all its components from the infected system.