Digital pest blocks access to security software Holzwickede, April 15, 2011 the anti-malware expert BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) provides Trojan.Agent.VB.HS as a download from immediately a RemovalTool removal of E-threats. This sophisticated Trojan horse bypasses the locally installed security software and also prevents access to websites of third-party antivirus solutions. Last but not least, the pest affected online banking processes, by relaying the user on a phishing server. With the BitDefender RemovalTool, PC users can protect themselves against the Trojans. The tool can be downloaded at.
Trojan.Agent.VB.HS infects the computers of the users together with an Instant Messenger worm. Once the malware has access to the system, it runs in invisible browser Windows pay-per-click actions. Users of online banking are particularly at risk, because it detects Trojans such activities and spying on the account information via a phishing server. A particular feature of the malicious software is that they are able is to circumvent the anti-virus programs installed on the computer to remain still unknown. Read more here: Michael Schwartz. Users who have installed any security solutions, malware prevents even the download of such, by blocking access to the home pages of each anti-virus vendor. In a cybercrime world that is evolving faster and faster, the anti-malware software often represents the last barrier. Order to overturn, the Internet criminals make now large efforts, so that the user remains as vulnerable”, Catalin Cosoi, head of BitDefender warns online threats lab.
The BitDefender solution users are already protected by automatic updates from the latest pest. The free RemovalTool in the download section of is available for all other users. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has new standards in the Range of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English at. For more information see. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str. 2 D-59439 Holzwickede contact person: Hans-Peter Lange PR Manager Tel.: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-330 fax: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-499 email: PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact: Fabian Sprengel Tel.: + 49 (0) 2661 91260-0 E-Mail: