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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It causes the slowdown of the system, preventing planned tasks from being carried out.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||Sept. 26, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 26, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||CHILE|
Loretto.A is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
causes system slowdowns.
Loretto.A 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.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.
Loretto.A is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.