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|Effects: ||It goes memory resident and listens to TCP port 3029. It downloads and runs other malware on the affected computer.|
|Detection updated on:||March 3, 2004|
Downloader.BO is a Trojan that goes memory resident and listens to TCP port 3029.
Downloader.BO downloads and runs other malware on the affected computer. For example, it downloads the program Golden Palace Casino (CASINO.EXE).
Downloader.BO does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, e-mail messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
Downloader.BO is easy to recognize, as one of the programs it installs, Golden Palace Casino, displays the following window on screen: