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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It collects email addresses stored on the infected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Jan. 31, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 1, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Orkut.AP 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.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
Orkut.AP 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.