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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It listens on open ports in order to allow remote access to the computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 17, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 24, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Cakl.J is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it listens on open ports in order to control the computer remotely.
Cakl.J uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Multidropper.BJM, MultiDropper.BJQ, MultiDropper.BJS, Multidropper.BKP, Multidropper.BNE, Multidropper.BPI, MultiDropper.BPS.
Cakl.J is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It changes the homepage of Internet Explorer.