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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate tool that allows to manage services in local and remote computers.>
|First detected on:||Jan. 26, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 22, 2005|
Xnet.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.
Xnet.A is a command line utility that allows to manage services, either in local or remote computers. It allows to start, pause, continue, list, stop, restart, delete, install and modify services.
Xnet.A does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.
Xnet.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.