Parent class: Malware

Malicious tools are malicious programs designed to automatically create viruses, worms, or Trojans, conduct DoS attacks on remote servers, hack other computers, etc. Unlike viruses, worms, and Trojans, malware in this subclass does not present a direct threat to the computer it runs on, and the program’s malicious payload is only delivered on the direct order of the user.

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Class: DoS

DoS programs are designed to conduct DoS (Denial of Service) attacks on a victim computer. Essentially, these attacks send numerous requests to a remote computer, and if the computer does not have enough resources to process all the incoming requests, the result will be a denial of service.

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Platform: Perl

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Technical Details

This malicious program can be used to conduct a DoS attack on a remote server. The program itself is a script file written in Perl. The infected file is 913 bytes in size.


This script conducts a DoS attack on Argosoft Mail Server In order to do this, it forms a string composed of 3000 letter 'X's.

This string will then be sent to port 79 of the remote server, resulting in it crashing.

Removal instructions

  1. Delete the infected script file.
  2. Perform a full scan of the computer (download a trial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus).

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