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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

SCVMan.B

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:SCVMan.B
Technical name:Bck/SCVMan.B
Threat level:Medium
Type:Backdoor
Effects:  

It ends several processes belonging to security tools and obtains information from the affected computer, such as IP address and operating system. It connects to a website in order to download an update of itself. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Jan. 13, 2007
Detection updated on:Jan. 13, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

SCVMan.B is a backdoor that ends several processes belonging, among others, to security tools, and obtains information about the affected computer, such as the IP address, operating system, free memory space, etc.

It also connects to to the website http://87.24126/update/s.dat?v=%number% in order to download an update of itself.

SCVMan.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.

Visible Symptoms 

    

SCVMan.B is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.