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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
|Effects: ||It is a legal tool that allows to download or upload files via FTP.|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 5, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
SlimFTP.A is a Hacking Tool. Though these programs are legal and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
SlimFTP.A is an FTP server that allows to download or upload files via FTP.
SlimFTP.A is not a risk by itself, but several worms and Trojans use this tool to reach the affected computers.
SlimFTP.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that may indicate it has reached the computer.