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Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Ruzes.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Ruzes.A
Technical name:Trj/Ruzes.A
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It collects e-mail addresses on the affected computer and sends them to an IP address. It is downloaded from an IP address by the Troyan Downloader.BBN.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:March 10, 2005
Detection updated on:March 10, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Ruzes.A is a Trojan that collects e-mail addresses on the affected computer and sends them to an IP address.

Ruzes.A is downloaded from an IP address by another Trojan detected as Downloader.BBN.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Ruzes.A is easy to recognize once it is run, as it displays an error message with all the e-mail addresses it has collected from the affected computer:

where %address list% stands for all the addresses it has gathered.