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|Effects: ||It opens port 3410, installs and runs a Trojan, disables certain antivirus programs and ends processes belonging to firewalls.
|First detected on:||April 28, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||July 25, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Optix.Pro is a dangerous backdoor type Trojan that opens the communications port 3410 and allows attackers to gain remote access to affected computers.
It also installs and runs another backdoor type Trojan (detected by Panda as Bck/Sub7.22) on the affected computer, disables certain antivirus programs and ends the processes belonging to certain firewalls.
For a list of the antivirus programs that Optix.Pro disables and the firewall processes it ends, click here.
Optix.Pro spreads through the usual means used by viruses: CD-ROMS, e-mail messages with infected attachments, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.
Optix.Pro is easy to identify, as it displays the following message on screen when it is run: