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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It mass mails junk mail (spam).
It changes the security settings of Internet Explorer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Aug. 16, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 16, 2007|
Nuklus.U is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
- On remote sites: it mass mails junk mail (spam).
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes the security settings of Internet Explorer, decreasing its security level.
Nuklus.U 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.