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sachostc.exe - Process Information

This component is part of  W32.Looksky


Component Name
: sachostc.exe

Description of : W32.Looksky is a trojan downloader that may be stealthily installed to the user’s system while visiting malicious websites. Once installed, it downloads and executes spyware components into the infected system. It even adds startup entries so that it loads on every Windows startup.

Recommendation for :
It is highly recommended that this application be removed. Non-removal of this application will leave you defenseless against attackers who can take control of your computer.

Trusted: No
Trojan: Yes
Chronic: No
Adware: No
Carrier: No
Browser Hijacker: No
Dialer: No
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Suspected: No

Company Name: N/A
Platforms Affected:  
Methods of Distribution: It may have been installed by visiting malicious web page either by clicking on a link or by sites hosting scripted exploits which stealthily install downloader onto the system.
Variants/Versions:  
Release Date: 2005


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