Virus.Win9x.Tenrobot.a, Virus:Win95/Tenrobot.A, W32/Ten, W32/Tenrobo.4596
W32/Tenrobot.a, W95/Tenrobot-A, Win32/Tenrobot.A, Win95/Tenrobot
Category: Computer Virus
Active & Spreading
Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
03 Apr 2003
The W95/Tenrobot program is a memory resident file appender that infects files once it is executed on Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Me. W95/Tenrobot gives a hacker remote access to your system through IRC.
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More details about W95.Tenrobot
If a file infected is infected with W95.Tenrobot under Windows NT 4, Windows 2000 or Windows XP, the virus directly transfer control to the original host. When W95/Tenrobot is executed under the said windows system above, it makes a separate worker thread to run the remainder of its functionality. Then, it transfers control to the original host program directly. The thread performs two functions. First it hooks your file system open to request. Second, it launches a back door connection via IRC channel.
The application reportedly contacts its home server. It downloads and installs updates of itself. It can also add other malware programs to the system. These may cause adware, spyware, and Trojan software to be installed and executed. The added software also slows down regular system processes. The browser hijacker and its related advertisements consume a lot of bandwidth and affect the system’s connection.