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Dummy is a hacking tool. These tools, even though they are not by nature viruses, are considered as dangerous to victims of attacks.
Means of transmission
Dummy does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the 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.
Dummy has the following additional characteristics:
- It is 296376 bytes in size.