- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
Trojan.Dusok.A is a generic Trojan infection that is classified as a downloader although it also has backdoor qualities. It is a relatively common malicious program that enters the user’s computer without his knowledge or permission. Usually Trojan.Dusok. A finds its way into the target computer via spam email or spam messages on social networking websites. Therefore, if you receive a personal message from someone you don’t know, urging you to click on an unfamiliar link, you should delete the message immediately, otherwise if you click the link, you will get infected with Trojan.Dusok.A, and then you will have to think of a way to remove it.
Removing Trojan.Dusok.A can present a bit of a problem, because most of the users don’t even know that the infection is there. Trojan.Dusok.A works in the background of the system, and it is launched automatically with Windows, because the program adds a run subkey into the registry upon the installation. The Trojan does not have an interface and it might take some time for you to notice that something is wrong with your system. Nevertheless, you can always look for suspicious processes in Task Manager, such as, for example, volmgr.exe. This process is directly associated with Trojan.Dusok.A and is classified as a backdoor file, so it gives away the Trojan’s presence AND tells you what you can expect from the malware.
Having the features of a backdoor, Trojan.Dusok.A can connect to a remote server and receive configurations from a hacker, downloading and executing arbitrary files, infecting your computer with other types of malware. It can also, expose your computer system’s vulnerabilities to other infections, and soon your system would be swarmed with malicious applications, slowing down your computer and making your life miserable. In order to avoid that, you have to delete Trojan.Dusok.A at once. If you cannot terminate the Trojan on your own, invest in a legitimate computers safeguard tool that will destroy Trojan.Dusok.A automatically and will scan your system for any other infections the Trojan might have brought with it.