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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It indiscriminately deletes files on the computer.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||July 28, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||July 28, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Eraser.F is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It causes information loss:
it indiscriminately deletes random files.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It injects itself in running processes.
- It deletes the original file from which it was run once it is installed on the computer.
Eraser.F 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.