Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003
Trend Micro has flagged this hacking tool as noteworthy due to the increased potential for damage, information theft, or both, that it possesses. Specifically, it is a form of a proof-of-concept hack with sidejacking capabilities, which can potentially be used for malicious purposes.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Hacking Tool, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
This hacking tool is a Firefox add-on that is installed manually by the user.
This hacking tool may be downloaded from the following remote sites:
Based on analysis of the codes, it has the following capabilities:
For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.
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Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as HKTL_FYRSNIFF. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.