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|Effects: ||It allows to remotely control the affected computer by creating configuration files, aplications to launch DoS attacks, IRC files, batch files, proxy servers, etc.|
|First detected on:||Sept. 24, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 14, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Ratsou.A is a Trojan with backdoor characteristics that allows to remotely control the affected computer.
Ratsou.A creates configuration files, applications to launch DoS (Denial of Service) attacks, IRC applications and files, batch files that search for computers to affect, programs that hide the windows of the active applications, files that download other files from the Internet, proxy servers, etc.
Ratsou.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.