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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
It downloads files from several websites.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||June 22, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 22, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lootseek.ED 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.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
Lootseek.ED accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
Lootseek.ED 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.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.