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RegTask

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:RegTask
Technical name:Bck/RegTask
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It allows hackers to access other computers remotely.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Nov. 23, 2002
Detection updated on:Dec. 10, 2002
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Regtask is a Trojan that allows other users to access affected computers remotely.

Regtask  uses communication port 113 to launch DoS attacks as well as to access information from other computers. Port 113 is normally used by e-mail servers and IRC chat clients. 

Visible Symptoms 

    

Affected computers might cease to work properly, as a result of a DoS attack launched by RegTask.