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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||Oct. 13, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 7, 2009|
Harakit.AA is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
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.
Harakit.AA 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.