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It can run arbitrary code on the affected computer. It displays advertising popups on the screen.
|First detected on:||Sept. 10, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||March 11, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Cydoor is an adware that displays advertising popups on the screen and can run arbitrary code on the affected computer.
Cydoor can be installed in a number of ways, on some occasions without users' consent, and either with or without users' knowledge of its function.
Cydoor is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.