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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services.
It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth.
It downloads files from several websites.
, across the Internetand also by being downloaded by other malware.
|First detected on:||Dec. 6, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 18, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
QQPass.NZ 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:
passwords saved by certain Windows services.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
QQPass.NZ accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
QQPass.NZ 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.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Multidropper.BQQ.