Threat Encyclopedia



Riskware/Ammyy is a generic detection for a type of grayware that arrives as an application installation package.
Below are typical actions done by this type of application:

  • It attempts to connect to a remote operator.

  • It may enable the remote operator to control the local machine and do following actions according to the user's configuration:
    • View the user's screen
    • Manage files
    • Audio chat
    • Remote control

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    FortiGate Systems
  • Check the main screen using the web interface for your FortiGate unit to ensure that the latest AV/NIDS database has been downloaded and installed on your system - if required, enable the "Allow Push Update" option.
    FortiClient Systems
  • Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.

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