Win32.Laocoon

Named after the famed Trojan hero from Greek mythology, Laocoon, this pest uses the same cunning and deception tactics in order to fill its proposed mission.  Sneaking in and stealth-like maneuvers are the name of the game for Win32.Laocoon.  The method of choice for distribution for this crafty little pest is through freeware or shareware sites.  It poses as a game and as soon as you download the file, you have infected your computer.  Never has browsing the Internet for games become so dangerous for your computer’s health.

AKA:
Backdoor.Win32.Laocoon
Backdoor:Win32/Laocoon.1_0

Related Files:

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Category:
Worm

Recommended Action:
Remove at once.

Remove Win32.Laocoon in one of two ways.  Manual removal is possible but it is difficult and extremely time consuming.  It entails locating and identifying all files, folders, registry entries and processes that are related to Win32.Laocoon.  If this is less than appealing to you, then perhaps the second option of automatic removal is more palatable.

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