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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate tool that detects computers in which the vulnerability LSASS can be exploited.
|Detection updated on:||April 30, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
DSScan.A is a hacking tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
DSScan.A is a network tool that allows to detect computers within an IP address range, in which the vulnerability LSASS can be exploited succesfully.
It also allows to send an alert message to the vulnerable computers.
DSScan.A is not a risk by itself, but it could be used to detect vulnerable computers, in order to attack them later.
DSSCan.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.