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Randex.P

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Randex.P
Technical name:W32/Randex.P.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:W32/Randex.worm.c, Backdoor.IRCBot.gen
Type:Worm
Effects:  It joins an IRC channel and allows an attacking user to run IRC commands, download files, run programs, end processes, obtain product keys, etc.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Oct. 17, 2003
Detection updated on:Nov. 11, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Randex.P is a worm that spreads across networks. Randex.P generates IP addresses at random and attempts to connect to them, using passwords that are typical or easy to guess. If successful, it copies itself in the computers it has gained access to.

Randex.P joins an IRC channel and allows an attacking user to carry out the following actions, among others: obtain information on the affected computer, run IRC commands, download files, run programs, end processes, obtain product keys, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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