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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||Jan. 24, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 24, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Sality.AD is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Sality.AD 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.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.