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Nukulus.A

 
Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Nukulus.A
Technical name:Trj/Nukulus.A
Threat level:Medium
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It is programmed to steal all type of information: the data sent in forms via HTTP or digital signatures, among others, and it may redirect certain web addresses entered in the browser to malicious websites. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 6, 2007
Detection updated on:July 6, 2007
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Nukulus.A is a Trojan that is programmed to steal all type of information: the data sent in forms via HTTP or digital signatures, among others.

Additionally, it may redirect certain web addresses entered in the browser to malicious websites, update itself and download new components of itself.

Nukulus.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.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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

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