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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth.
It downloads files from several websites.
, through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||July 14, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 10, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mitglieder.JW is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
Mitglieder.JW accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
Mitglieder.JW 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.
Mitglieder.JW is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.