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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
|Effects: ||It is a legal tool that allows to remotely control the affected computer.|
|First detected on:||Oct. 16, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 15, 2005|
RAdmin.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.
RAdmin.A consists in a file that is installed on the affected computer in order to allow its remote control and perform the following actions, among others:
RAdmin.A is not a risk by itself, but it could allow a malicious user to carry out the actions specified above on the affected computer.
RAdmin.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.