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Adware/VapSup

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread

Effects 

 

Means of transmission 


Propagation through the exploits of remote vulnerabilities:

Adware/VapSup carries out the following process:

  • It spreads by attacking IP addresses obtained at random or from the network to which the infected computer belongs.
  • It tries to access the IP addresses under attack by exploiting an existing vulnerability or through an open port.
  • If it does this, it downloads a copy of itself onto the vulnerable computer.

 

Further Details  

Adware/VapSup has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is 109568 bytes in size.