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It receives remote control commands via IRC, steals data from SQL Server and Mysql databases, ends several processes and prevents users from accessing several websites. It spreads via email and through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||July 2, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 20, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Peerbot.B is a worm that opens a port, in order to receive remote control commands via IRC.
It also steals data from SQL Server and Mysql databases, and sends it via email.
This worm ends processes belonging to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others. It also ends processes belonging to other malware.
Aditionally, it prevents users from accessing certain web pages, mostly belonging to antivirus companies.
Peerbot.B spreads via email and through P2P programs.
Peerbot.B is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.