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Users from around the world have discovered on their computers neudalimye program All-Radio Portable 4.27, which turned out to be malicious. First reports about the virus came on the Malwarebytes forum.
Unknown algorithm appeared suddenly on computers running Windows. Surprised they tried to get rid of it, but no removal mechanisms not found.
Officially, the program is Russian-made All-Radio Portable 4.27 is a free universal player that allows to listen to music and watch TV shows online. Unknown hackers have tampered with it and gave infected for the original.
Experts from BleepingComputer found that most users reported the sudden appearance of the player after downloading some Microsoft products activators (for example, is quite popular KMSpico). Their analysis showed that under the types of “keys” that victims receive the advertising package aimp, which became the cause of the infection. Among the possible infections, miners, spammers, various Trojans and rootkits that hide contamination.
Judging by the nature of the software, the hacker group intends to build a business on the scheme of infection (mining cryptocurrency, stealing data). Experts believe that users should avoid programs-activators, as they may be infected by cyber criminals.
Video, photo All from Russia.