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Tzet.C

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Tzet.C
Technical name:W32/Tzet.C.worm
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Subtype: Trojan
Effects:   It allows hackers to enter and attack the affected computer. It spreads and affects other computer.
Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Jan. 2, 2007
Detection updated on:Jan. 2, 2007
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    
Tzet.C is a worm with the characteristics of a Trojan.
Tzet.C spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files. Its main objective is to collapse computers and networks, preventing users from working with their computers.
Furthermore, due to its Trojan characteristics, Tzet.C allows hackers to get into and carry out dangerous actions in affected computers, such as capturing screenshots, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Tzet.C 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.
  • IRC: It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel to which the infected user is connected.
  • Computer networks (shared resources): it creates copies of itself in shared network resources to which it has access.