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It allows the system to be controlled remotely without either the knowledge or consent of the user, DdoS attacks to be launched and any type of file to be run in the affected computer. It can reach the computer by means of kits for installing malware using exploits, such as Mpack.
|First detected on:||June 1, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 13, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
DreamSocks.A is a bot, which is a program that allows a system to be controlled remotely without either the knowledge or consent of the user.
It allows the following actions to be carried out:
- Launch DdoS attacks:
- UDP flood
- Run files in the affected computer, which can be of any nature, including malware.
DreamSocks.A can reach the computer by means of kits for installing malware using exploits, such as Mpack.
DreamSocks.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>