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It gains full control over the affected computer, ends several processes and prevents users from accessing several websites. It spreads via email, IRC and through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||Nov. 12, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 14, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
TelnetOn.A is a worm that creates an administrator account, which allows TelnetOn.A to gain full control over the affected computer through the Telnet service.
TelnetOn.A 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.
TelnetOn.A spreads through the P2P programs eMule, KaZaA and Morpheus, via the mIRC program and email.
TelnetOn.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the following fake error message when it is run:>