This is my first post. I hope this is the correct forum for it, I couldn't find any other that seemed appropriate.
I recently had the Win32/Kovter.C Trojan on one of my computers for a short time. My concern is that I had a file on the computer that had names and phone numbers and some addresses. According to what I've read the Win32/Kovter.C Trojan is primarily designed to steal personal information from the user such as bank login information and other such. But I did see some brief phrases that led me to believe that it might search files on the hard drive for the kind of information I have in the file. The file is a password protected zip file, if that makes any difference.
My concern is whether the information in the file, there are no birthdays or other sensative information, puts people at much risk for identity theft and how likely it might be that the malware found it and sent it somewhere. I didn't see anything in my research that said that others might be at risk, i saw lots of statements about the personal data of the computer user being at risk.
I'm not sure if i should warn people. I haven't been in touch with many of them for years.
If there is a more appropriate place to discuss this question, please let me know.
Thanks for information and comments.