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|Alias:||Backdoor.Win32.Feardoor.f, Backdoor-ARD trojan|
It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It displays pop-up messages when it runs, distracting users and affecting productivity.
It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 22, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 5, 2006|
Feardoor.B 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 displays pop-up windows.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer and takes action that compromises user confidentiality; it awaits remote-control orders received through
Feardoor.B 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.