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Test10879

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Test10879
Technical name:Linux/Test10879
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer.
Affected platforms:

Linux

First detected on:Jan. 18, 2006
Detection updated on:Jan. 18, 2006
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Test10879 is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions: screenlogging, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Test10879 prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).

Test10879 redirects attempts to access web pages of certain banks to spoofed pages, with the aim of logging information entered by the user in these pages.

Test10879 redirects attempts to access several web pages to a specific IP address.

 

Test10879 uses the following propagation or distribution methods:

  • Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
  • File infection: it infects different types of files, which are then distributed through any of the usual means: floppy disks, email messages with attachments, Internet download, files transferred via FTP, IRC channels, P2P file sharing networks, etc.