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It connect to a website, in order to receive remote control commands, such as download and run files. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||July 31, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 2, 2006|
Tervserv.A is a backdoor that connects to a certain website in order to receive control commands, such as download and run files, which allow the affected computer to be remotely administrated.
Tervserv.A 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.
Tervserv.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.