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|Effects: ||It is a legal tool that allows to scan ports and check IIS vulnerabilities on remote computers.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2003|
Sfind.A poses a security risk to the computer where it is present. 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.
Sfind.A allows to carry out a port scanning in remote computers. In addition, it offers some functions in order to check known vulnerabilities in Windows IIS (Internet Information Server) servers.
Sfind.A is not a risk by itself, but it could allow a malicious user to select a server to be attacked.
Sfind.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.