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Areses.CH

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Areses.CH
Technical name:W32/Areses.CH.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:   It spreads and affects other computers. It sends the information it has captured to a remote user. It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user. It spreads , via email, through P2P programs.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:March 13, 2007
Detection updated on:March 13, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Areses.CH is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.

 

It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy: .

It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.

 

It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:

  • It injects itself in running processes.

 

Areses.CH 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.
  • Peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs: it makes copies of itself with enticing names in shared folders belonging to these programs. Other users of this type of networks then voluntarily download and run the infected files.

 

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