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Autoit.gen

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread

Effects 

Autoit.gen allows hackers to get into and carry out dangerous actions in affected computers, such as capturing screenshots, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Means of transmission 


Autoit.gen does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Further Details  

Autoit.gen has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is 2000 bytes in size.