PWS:Win32/Farei targets sensitive information, in particular, passwords. You can see that even from the initial letters of its name before column as these digits encode word “password” indicating the payload of objects registered with the above denomination.
The infection attempts to steal user name and password from online accounts in order that hackers can make use of them. Basically, most of the cases of the trojan succeeding in password stealing only cause mass-mailing of its copy and extra content like misleading letter claiming bank details to the list of contacts retrieved from compromised account. Naturally that does not exclude the risk of more dangerous misuses so that it is critical to remove PWS:Win32/Farei and apply changes to your online passwords and names, as necessary. Click here to protect your sensitive data ensuring PWS:Win32/Farei removal as a part of proper disinfection of your PC.
Type: Trojan horse
Detection date: 12.07.2011
URL: blocked\not detected
PWS:Win32/Farei removal tool:
- PWS:Win32/Farei may be difficult to remove manually;
- PWS:Win32/Farei may download and install additional malware;
- PWS:Win32/Farei may slow your PC;
- PWS:Win32/Farei may generate popup ad’s;
- PWS:Win32/Farei may cause system errors and slowdowns.