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It spreads and affects other computers.
It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services.
It listens on open ports in order to allow remote access to the computer.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||July 7, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||July 7, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Bizex.M 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:
passwords saved by certain Windows services.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it listens on open ports in order to control the computer remotely.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It deletes the original file from which it was run once it is installed on the computer.
Bizex.M 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.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.