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PUA.TornTV

PUA.TornTV

Updated:
June 29, 2015
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Torn TV Updater
Version:
1.0.2.4
Publisher:
Vassana Kongsoongnern
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.TornTV is a potentially unwanted application that puts users at risk of losing personally identifiable information.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as TornTV.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 27, 2015 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 14, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2015 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 14, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 04, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
PUA.TornTV is a torrent download client that must be downloaded and installed manually.

Once executed, the program creates the following files:
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\CMUtils.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\MonoTorrent.Dht.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\MonoTorrent.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\Torntv Downloader.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\TornTV Downloader.exe.config
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\TornTVSvc.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop\TornTV\TornTvUpdater.exe

During installation, the program does not display a privacy policy or any terms and conditions. The program does not include an uninstaller.

The program may collect user information from the computer, which may be supplied to third parties.

You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your computer has been affected by this risk.

Before proceeding further we recommend that you run a full system scan . If that does not resolve the problem you can try one of the options available below.



FOR NORTON USERS
If you are a Norton product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resources provide further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.


FOR BUSINESS USERS
If you are a Symantec business product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Identifying and submitting suspect files
Submitting suspicious files to Symantec allows us to ensure that our protection capabilities keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape. Submitted files are analyzed by Symantec Security Response and, where necessary, updated definitions are immediately distributed through LiveUpdate™ to all Symantec end points. This ensures that other computers nearby are protected from attack. The following resources may help in identifying suspicious files for submission to Symantec.


Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resource provides further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.
Protecting your business network



MANUAL REMOVAL
The following instructions pertain to all current Symantec antivirus products.


1. Performing a full system scan
How to run a full system scan using your Symantec product


2. Restoring settings in the registry
Many risks make modifications to the registry, which could impact the functionality or performance of the compromised computer. While many of these modifications can be restored through various Windows components, it may be necessary to edit the registry. See in the Technical Details of this writeup for information about which registry keys were created or modified. Delete registry subkeys and entries created by the risk and return all modified registry entries to their previous values.