Aliases: Trojan.Win32.Whiter.a, W95/Phistler.A, QDel174, TR/Whiter.A, Troj/QDel174
Variants: Trojan:Win32/Whiter.A, TROJ_WHISTLER.A, W32/Phistler.A, W32/Smalltroj.DXR, WhistlMx

Classification: Malware
Category: Trojan Horse

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 24 Sep 2001
Damage: High

Characteristics: The W32.Whiter.Trojan program is a Windows PE EXE file that has 57,344 bytes in size. This Trojan program is not packed in any way. This Trojan horse comes with a key generator for Windows XP (Whistler).

More details about W32.Whiter.Trojan

W32.Whiter.Trojan program was made with a goal to steal personal data from your compromised computer. W32.Whiter.Trojan application affects Windows Operating System. This program attempts to spread itself in local network and as well send itself by your email list. Once Trojan is activated, it can present in Notepad that appears to be a legal key. However, this key is in fact not legal. This is simply a string of generated numbers. The Trojan program is as well likely said to insert itself into the system inorder to delete all the files from the hard drive when the windows starts. W32/Whiter.A is a security risk that must be removed immediately. Or else, it can cause leaking of private details or data loss.

The W32.Whiter.Trojan program may be used by remote users. The unauthorized remote user can send commands for the Trojan program to execute in the system. This commonly involves manipulating files and applications in the infected computer. Additional software can also be added without the user’s knowledge. This may include adware, spyware, worms, or Trojan applications. The W32.Whiter.Trojan program can also download and install updates of itself.