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Randon.K

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Randon.K
Technical name:W32/Randon.K.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Subtype: Trojan
Effects:  It allows to remotely control the affected computer. It drops several Trojans and backdoors.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Oct. 29, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Randon.K is a worm with Trojan characteristics that spreads via IRC.

Randon.K is a collection of Trojans, backdoors and DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) applications that are packaged in a installer program. Once the installer is run, it drops several programs that allow to completely control the affected computer.

Randon.K allows to end active processes, obtain information on the affected computer, make it act as a proxy server, run EXE files, remotely access the computer, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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