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Bitchin

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bitchin
Technical name:Trj/Bitchin
Threat level:Low
Alias:Trojan/Bitchin¿½,
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It allows hackers to scan IP addresses and ports, as well as to control a Trojan called Netbus.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:June 4, 2003
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Bitchin is a Trojan that allows hackers to scan IP addresses and ports. In addition, Bitchin incorporates one module that allows hackers to control another Trojan called Netbus.

The module that makes it possible to control the Netbus trojan allows hackers to carry out the following actions (among others) on the computers affected by the Netbus Trojan: 

  • It opens and closes the CD-ROM tray.
  • It sends out a large number of mesages.
  • It obtains information from the affected computer.
  • It captures screenshots.

Visible Symptoms 

    

The following are some of the signs of the presence of Bitchin on the affected computer:

  • The CD-ROM tray opens and closes without apparent reason.
  • The affected computer attemps to connect to an Internet address, without user intervention.
  • Images are displayed on the screen.