Be aware of the Tofsee trojan, as this Trojan is packed with anti-virus features.
What?! Yes, the Tofsee trojan is capable of infecting and curing machines which have been infected with other types of malware.
The Tofsee trojan has been researched by the DrWeb security team, and they provided the following information about the Tofsee Trojan.
Sometimes users disregard the need to protect their computers with anti-virus software, and as a result their systems get infected. It can be said that, in this respect, users whose computers are infected with the multi-componentTrojan.Tofsee are a little luckier than other people— apart from the spamming it does, the Trojan can also cure a system of other threats, and, surprisingly, it is quite good at it.
How does it spread
Trojan.Tofsee is spread in a variety of ways: via Skype, social networking sites, and removable drives. In the first case, criminals use the most common social engineering techniques and try to convince users that shocking videos and photos of them are available on the Internet. Although this approach has been used by virus distributors for many years, people still fall into this simple trap.
A special module, which is downloaded by the malware from a criminal-owned server, is responsible for distributingTrojan.Tofsee via Twitter, Facebook and VKontakte, as well as through Skype. Messages sent by the module are generated using the template found in the configuration file. Messages sent to users of social networking sites are created in the users’ expected language.