With many different ways of spreading, it will appear as if it is trying to help. In reality what it is doing is collecting information as much information as possible and sending it back to the Trojans creator.
Trojans frequently spread via pirated software applications, email, license key generators (Photoshop is a grand favourite), phishing attacks and drive-by downloads.
Unless you have good security to detect this it can keep sending information for as long as you use the device.
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