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It is a DLL used by other malware in order to hide their active processes.
|First detected on:||Dec. 13, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 15, 2004|
HideProc.B is a Trojan that consists in a DLL (Dynamic Link Library), used by other malware in order to hide the execution of up to two different processes. The user would not notice any suspicious active process related to that malware using the Task Manager, for example.
HideProc.B does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, e-mail messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
HideProc.B is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.