Suspicious.Emit is a malware threat that allows unauthorized access control of an infected computer. The malware uses code injection techniques to thwart detection which alters the internal processes of an operating system so that your antivirus and anti-spyware can't detect it. It includes a sophisticated self-defense mechanism which terminates any security-related processes that attempts to access it. Suspicious.Emit places an autorun.inf file in the root directory of the infected device. Consequently, the malware is launched automatically when the infected drive is accessed from other computers supporting the Autorun feature.
The malicious payload can be detrimental. Once installed, the Suspicious.Emit is capable of performing the following tasks:
- Propagate to other computers -- Suspicious.Emit will infect files from your computer. Consequently, if those files are transferred to other PCs, those machines can also become infected with the malware.
- Steal your sensitive data -- The malware can capture your information and can delete important system files.
- Contacts remote hosts -- Suspicious.Emit can send information about your infected computer and can create a network of other infected computers to coordinate a much greater attack.