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  av.exe

Name av.exe

Description

Added as a result of the Trojan.Sinkin.

Trojan.Sinkin is a Trojan Horse that changes the Internet Explorer start and search pages, and sends AOL Instant Messenger information to a remote host.
This Trojan may also display advertisements when you are browsing the Web.

Trojan.Sinkin performs the following actions:
Create the C:\Av.exe file.

Adds the value:
"Antivirus"="av.exe"
to the registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Changes the Internet Explorer search and start pages to realphx.com.

Reads AOL Instant Messenger user data, including the login name and password, from
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\America Online\AOL Instant Messenger TM)\CurrentVersion\
and forwards it to realphx.com.

Executes JavaScripts located on the realphx.com servers to display advertisements while browsing in Internet Explorer.

Automatic removal: Use antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer to remove it from startup.


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