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|Effects: ||Its main aim is to take control of the affected computer and allow other users to control it.|
|First detected on:||Nov. 25, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 25, 2002|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Balleig is a Trojan with the following characteristics:
It affects computers with any of the following operating systems: Windows XP/2000/NT.
It deletes all the files in the Windows and Windows system directories (for instance Windows, System, and System 32).
It displays three windows on the screen before deleting the files.
Balleig displays the following windows. This is a clear indication that infection has already taken place:
Then, once these windows have been displayed, Balleig deletes all the files in the Windows and Windows system folders.