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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It changes the security settings of Internet Explorer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 13, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 26, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Pigeon.BM is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes the security settings of Internet Explorer, decreasing its security level.
Pigeon.BM does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an 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.