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It only affects computers with the operating system Mac installed. It allows the affected computer to be accessed remotely and to receive different instructions, like download files, restart the computer or obtain the root (administrator) password. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||April 19, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||April 21, 2010|
HellRaiser.A is a backdoor that only affects computers with the operating system Mac installed.
HellRaiser.A is a remote control program which, once installed in the affected computer, allows to access it remotely and send different instructions to the system, like download files, restart the computer, view the Desktop, search data in the hard disk and obtain the root (administrator) password, among others.
HellRaiser.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
HellRaiser.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.