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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It sends the information it has captured to a remote user.
It causes the loss of information stored on the computer, either specific files or data in general.
, through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||Jan. 18, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 18, 2007|
Dentu.B is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
It causes information loss:
multimedia files; different types of documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Dentu.B 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.
- Peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs: it makes copies of itself with enticing names in shared folders belonging to these programs. Other users of this type of networks then voluntarily download and run the infected files.
Dentu.B is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.