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It spreads and affects other computers.
It causes the slowdown of the system, preventing planned tasks from being carried out.
It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||June 18, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 18, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Steph.E is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
causes system slowdowns.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer and takes action that compromises user confidentiality; it awaits remote-control orders received through
Steph.E 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.