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It saturates the TCP, UDP and DNS protocols, it mass mails e-mail messages (spam) and launches Denial of Service attacks.
|Detection updated on:||July 1, 2002|
Scalper.A is a worm that spreads by exploiting a vulnerability in Apache servers, which allows code to be run using an invalid request.
The worm is considered dangerous, as it can saturate the following protocols: TCP, DNS and UDP
When activated, Scalper.A can saturate the protocols TCP, UDP and DNS. It also mass mails e-mail messages (spam), which can block affected servers.
Scalper.A is also capable of launching DoS attacks (Denial of Service).