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DService.ACZ

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:DService.ACZ
Technical name:Bck/DService.ACZ
Threat level:Medium
Type:Backdoor
Effects:   It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer. It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth. It spreads , across the Internet.
Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Aug. 3, 2007
Detection updated on:Aug. 3, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

DService.ACZ is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.

 

  • In the local network: it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.

 

DService.ACZ 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.
  • Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.