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Teqin

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Teqin
Technical name:Bck/Teqin
Threat level:Low
Alias:IRC-Sdbot
Type:Backdoor
Effects:  It joins an IRC channel in order to allow remote access to the affected computer.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Nov. 20, 2003
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Teqin is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.

Once it is run, Teqin goes memory resident, and attempts to join an IRC channel in order to allow remote access to the affected computer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Teqin is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.