Do you know what Zlob-x.a is?
Zlob-x.a is a Trojan that distributes IE Defender and is designed to affect the Windows operating system by changing settings and modifying files on your computer. Zlob-x.a is usually found bundled in video codecs which are used to view video files. Zlob-x.a can hijack your IE browser and display an error message within your search results in search engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN.
Zlob-x.a starts automatically every time Windows boots and hides, waiting for remote connections to attack, downloading and installing malicious software, such as IE Defender.
Unfortunately, no security patches can fix this flaw. You have to be careful when visiting Web sites or downloading files to avoid possible infection of Zlob-x.a.
In non-Techie terms: Zlob-x.a is designed to mislead and to extort money from you. Avoid website that promote fake codecs and do not click on error messages alleging to detect a security problem with your computer.
Aliases: Troj/Zlob-x.a-QJ, Zlob-x.a.