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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites.
, via email.
|First detected on:||Aug. 9, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 9, 2008|
Spamta.AHO is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
- On remote sites: it launches denial of service attacks against Web servers or remote databases; it mass mails junk mail (spam).
Spamta.AHO 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.