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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
|Effects: ||It is a legal tool that allows to list the processes active in a remote computer and end them.|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 5, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
PrcView.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.
PrcView.A is a program that is run in a DOS window and allows to configure its execution by using different parameters in the command line.
PrcView.A allows to make an inventory of the active processes in a remote computer and end them.
PrcView.A is not a risk by itself, but it is used by several worms and Trojans.
PrcView.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that may indicate it has reached the computer.