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It spreads and affects other computers.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
It uses anti-monitoring techniques in order to prevent it being detected by antivirus companies.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||May 21, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||May 21, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mandaph.B is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
It uses several methods in order to avoid detection by antivirus companies:
- It terminates its own execution if it detects that it is being executed in a virtual machine environment, such as VMWare or VirtualPC.
Mandaph.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.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.