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Optix.12

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Optix.12
Technical name:Bck/Optix.12
Threat level:Low
Type:Backdoor
Effects:  It opens a communication port.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Sept. 16, 2002
Detection updated on:June 2, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Optix.12 is the server program of a backdoor type Trojan.

Optix.12 opens the communication port 3410. Through this port, hackers can gain remote access to the resources of the affected computer.

Optix.12 mainly spreads via e-mail.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Optix.12  is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.