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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth.
It downloads files from several websites.
, via email.
|First detected on:||Jan. 18, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 18, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Ibill.B is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
Ibill.B accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
Ibill.B 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.
Ibill.B uses the following infection strategies:
- Resident: once it has been run, the virus goes memory resident and stops functions belonging to the operating system. Therefore, every time the operating system or an application tries to access any of these functions, the virus will activate and infect new files.