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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It uses the infected computer to take malicious actions on other users.
It changes system permissions.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||June 20, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
ReRich.B is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it converts the computer into a platform for taking malicious action surreptitiously: spam sending, launch of Denial of Service attacks, malware distribution, etc.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes system permissions, decreasing the security level.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It modifies system permissions in order to hide itself.
ReRich.B 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.
- Peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs: it makes copies of itself with enticing names in shared folders belonging to these programs. Other users of this type of networks then voluntarily download and run the infected files.
ReRich.B is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.