Riskware/Asparnet is a highly generic detection for a set of Riskware Installers. Since this is a generic detection, malware that are detected as Riskware/Asparnet may have varying behaviour.
Below are examples of some of these behaviours:

  • These are some of the illustrations we have obtained during the test for some of this Riskware samples:

    • Figure 1: BitTorrent client.

    • Figure 2: BitTorrent Toolbar.

    • Figure 3: Installer.

    • Figure 4: Installer.

    • Figure 5: StartUp Page modification.

    • Figure 6: Developer's website.

    • Figure 7: Installer.

Recommended Action

  • Make sure that your FortiGate/FortiClient system is using the latest AV database.
  • Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.