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grokloader?

Have a client interested in finding out what exactly this malware is associated with?

What is grokloader and what does it do exactly?

Thanks

Hi points for a quick response.I did some searchs on google and ask but there isnt much stating what this is?
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rpggamergirlCommented:
grokloader belongs to Downloadware that comes with the P2P application Grokster. When you install Grokster it comes bundle with adware/spyware.
grokloader is one of its signatures and it should be removed. When installing Grokster or any P2P one should read the EULA and say no to installing the sponsors.

MS Defender is supposed to take care of it.
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PCLANTECHSAuthor Commented:
Ok thanks for the quick answer.

If the client never installed this then how would it show up there?

Client detected it using the latest sigs from Spybot
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rpggamergirlCommented:
Does the client have any other P2P program if not Grokster?
If not then it could've come with another program even Messenger Plus 3 is bundled with C2Media if the user doesn't read the EULA.

Any malware can be installed without the user's knowledge even when visiting some websites.
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PCLANTECHSAuthor Commented:
thanks
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rpggamergirlCommented:
No problem, and thanks too.
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