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Ratsou.A

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Ratsou.A
Technical name:Bck/Ratsou.A!CME-96
Threat level:Low
Alias:CME-96
Type:Trojan
Subtype: Backdoor
Effects:  It allows to remotely control the affected computer by creating configuration files, aplications to launch DoS attacks, IRC files, batch files, proxy servers, etc.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Sept. 24, 2003
Detection updated on:Jan. 14, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Ratsou.A is a Trojan with backdoor characteristics that allows to remotely control the affected computer.

Ratsou.A creates configuration files, applications to launch DoS (Denial of Service) attacks, IRC applications and files, batch files that search for computers to affect, programs that hide the windows of the active applications, files that download other files from the Internet, proxy servers, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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