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Bios 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
Bios 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.
Bios has the following additional characteristics:
- It is written in the programming language Borland Delphi 5.
- It is 2492 bytes in size.