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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Ekizi

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Ekizi
Technical name:JS/Ekizi
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy. It causes the loss of information stored on the computer, either specific files or data in general. It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites. It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95/3.X

Detection updated on:March 10, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Ekizi is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions: screenlogging, stealing personal data, etc.

 

Ekizi prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).

Ekizi redirects attempts to access web pages of certain banks to spoofed pages, with the aim of logging information entered by the user in these pages.

Ekizi redirects attempts to access several web pages to a specific IP address.

 

Ekizi 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, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.