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Type: Trojan
Also Known As: Trojan-hackaim.irc, hackaim, hack aim
Danger Level: 7
Category Description: Trojans are malicious applications that pose themselves as legitimate software in order to trick users to install them. Once on the victim's machine, it may run any number of malicious process to steal vital information or inflict damage to other software.
Comment: Troj-hackaim.irc poses as hacking tool that claims to exploit a vulnerability in AIM to allow users to obtain other accounts passwords. It prompts the user to enter the target AIM screen name which the user desires to be "hacked". The machine reboots and at this point the trojan connects to IRC server in the background and gives a message to the user that AOL has fixed the vulnerability. It then connects to various websites and downloads files of a malicious nature. Payload may change. Offers uninstaller of primary HackAim program but leaves behind malicious files designed to turn computer into a drone.

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