x
48h OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
SPECIAL OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
HALLOWEEN OFFER
take advantage of our
terrific discounts
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
CHRISTMAS OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 40% OFF
x
SPECIAL OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
BLACKFRIDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
x
CYBERMONDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
(Only for homeusers)
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
Active Scan. Scan your PC free
Panda Protection

Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Encyclopedia GetVirusCard True 0

Bionet.318

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bionet.318
Technical name:Bck/Bionet.318
Threat level:Low
Alias:Backdoor.Bionet.318
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It changes the computer configuration, opens and closes the CD-ROM tray, causes the computer to hang, etc.

  
Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Aug. 7, 2001
Detection updated on:July 29, 2003
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Bionet.318 is a Trojan that allows hackers to gain remote access to other computers.

The effects of this Trojan can get to be quite annoying. Among them, the following can be highlighted:

  • It modifies computer settings, like, for example, the system date stamp. The attacker could even hide the system clock.
  • Generates errors or causes the computer to hang.
  • It hides and shows Windows elements such as the desktop, the Start button, the taskbar, the wallpaper, etc.
 

Visible Symptoms 

    

The following are some of the signs of the presence of Bionet.318 on the affected computer

  • It sends out messages.
  • It hides and shows Windows elements such as the desktop, the Start button, the taskbar, the wallpaper, etc.
  • It modifies the mouse settings, revesing the button functions.