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It spreads and affects other computers.
It sends the information it has captured to a remote user.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, through instant messaging.
|First detected on:||Feb. 6, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 6, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Buzus.C 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:
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
Buzus.C prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It terminates processes corresponding to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, to prevent detection.
Buzus.C 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.
- Instant messaging: it sends links pointing to a copy of itself to all users included in the infected user's contacts list.