Malware.Mumawow is considered a Potentially Dangerous Tool, which can further be classified as a spyware application.
A Potentially Dangerous Tool is an application that is not harmful in its design, the only time this type of tool will become a PC threat is if deployed by unauthorized parties, for potentially malicious intent.
Malware.Mumawow is further given the classification as a low risk application, which generally speaking should do no harm to a computer system, unless installed without the knowledge or permission from the system’s user.
A further classification Malware.Mumawow receives is to be regarded by some experts as a Backdoor. It has been claimed that if Malware.Mumawow allows for the unauthorized access to an infected PC, then Malware.Mumawow will then have capability to spread over a network exploiting various Windows vulnerabilities.
Malware.Mumawow may come bundled with other malware and ensure that they are executed each time Windows starts. A malicious Trojan horse or Bot may represent a higher security risk for the compromised system and/or its network environment.
Accordingly, Malware.Mumawow may be considered a malicious backdoor Trojan infection that runs in the background and allows remote access to the compromised system.
Malware.Mumawow has been seen to display the following behavior:
The best thing to do to rid any computer system of the presence of Malware.Mumawow and all its components, would be to employ the services of a fully functional and up to date, not to mention legitimate antispyware tool.