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It spreads and affects other computers.
It listens on open ports in order to allow remote access to the computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||June 17, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||June 17, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Boyhw.AE is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it listens on open ports in order to control the computer remotely.
Boyhw.AE 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.