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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It generates a large amount of network traffic activity with the consequent consumption of bandwidth.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||March 17, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||March 17, 2007|
Bck/IrcHideRun.A is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
Bck/IrcHideRun.A 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.