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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer.
It downloads files from several websites.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||March 14, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||March 14, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Wisfc.B is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer and takes action that compromises user confidentiality.
Wisfc.B accesses several websites to download files, which it then runs. These can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.
Wisfc.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.
Wisfc.B is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.