EXP/CVE-2010-2568.A

Name: EXP/CVE-2010-2568.A

Date Discovered: June 29th 2011

Type: Malware

Impact: Medium

Reported Infections: Low

Operating System: Windows

Amount of PCs Infected: 250,000+

 

Virus Detected on TotalAV?: YES

 

How it affects the user: it will attempt to delete, destroy or steal data through an infected email or questionable websites.

 

Resolution: Download and run TotalAV.

 

Summary of how to remove Virus:

  • Run a system scan on TotalAV.
  • Enable real-time protection
  • Delete all files that flag as a threat
  • Delete all quarantined items
  • Continue to close the browser that you used when the virus showed via task manager.
  • Do not restore tabs when you reopen browser


 

More Info:

First discovered on June 29th, 2011 this virus allows malware to detect and use certain security vulnerabilities where the attacker can gain control of the system. This only attacks the windows operating system and has been detected 212,451 times in the last 24 hours.