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It spreads and affects other computers.
It changes system permissions.
It uses anti-monitoring techniques in order to prevent it being detected by antivirus companies.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 1, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||March 1, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Guarder.B is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes system permissions, decreasing the security level.
It uses several methods in order to avoid detection by antivirus companies:
- Its code is encrypted and it is only decrypted when it is going to run. Because of this, its code is not legible through a memory dump.
Guarder.B does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.