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Backdoors may open up ports on the compromised computer, allowing remote access and control of the victim's machine.
ROGUE ANTI-SPYWARE APPLICATIONS
Rogue anti-spyware applications may give exaggerated threat reports on the compromised computer, and then ask the user to purchase a registered version to remove those reported threats.
Trojans (also known as Trojan Horses) are programs that appear to do one thing but actually do another. Trojans may also download additional files to the infected system.
Downloaders are programs designed to retrieve and install additional files. Downloaders can be useful tools for consumers to automate upgrades of essential software such as operating system upgrades, browsers, anti-virus applications, anti-spyware tools, games and other useful applications. Unauthorized downloaders are used by third parties to download potentially unwanted software without user notification or consent.
Trojan.Spy is a type of malicious program that can steal information such as passwords, surfing habits, credit card details and email addresses.
This grouping contains other programs.