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|Technical name:||Nuker Program|
|Effects: ||It attacks and blocks certain systems.|
|First detected on:||Dec. 27, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 27, 2003|
Nuker is not an specific nuker type Hacking Tool, but a generic detection for future variants of the Nuker family. This group of nuker type Hacking Tools has the following common characteristics:
- These applications are tools used to attack and block certain systems.
- They usually exploit known vulnerabilities (programming errors) in the systems they attack.
Nuker is very difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.