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It spreads and affects other computers.
It captures keystrokes.
It causes the slowdown of the system, preventing planned tasks from being carried out.
, through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||May 14, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||May 14, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
ncoming.A 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:
keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
causes system slowdowns.
ncoming.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.
- 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.