Nowadays, there are more and more problems while surfing online. And computer threats become the most urgent issue for users. Trojan horse is one of the most frustrating and horrible computer threats. And it is still active online and always attempt to attack any computer and steal user’s data.
As Wikipedia stated, “A Trojan horse, or Trojan, in computing is any malicious computer program which misrepresents itself to appear useful, routine, or interesting in order to persuade a victim to install it. The term is derived from the Ancient Greek story of the wooden horse that was used to help Greek troops invade the city of Troy by stealth.”
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C is also detected as a Trojan horse recently by Microsoft security software. It is really dangerous and now spread online quickly. You can see the analysis from Microsoft security software as below:
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C is capable of stealing into your computer with diverse propagation paths. Once infected, it can inset its vicious code into your computer to propagate through the whole system. It not only modifies and deletes some common system files, but hide itself into common files so as to make them cannot be opened and used. It, of course, is able to disable Firewall and security tool to avoid being detected and removed. What’s worse, additional infection and unwanted applications are able to come with it.
By the way, Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C may be sent to you by someone or carried by another program. And it may also get into your PC via unwanted downloads on infected websites or installed with other internet-driver application. Although it is hard to completely guard against this Trojan horse backdoor, you also should be cautious about you online actions to prevent from the threat.
All in all, Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C is not only a threat for your internet security, but a block for your online experiences. Therefore, you should make no bones about its removal once your computer infected.