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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It captures keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banks.
It uses the infected computer to take malicious actions on other users.
It notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||March 10, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 10, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Banker.CGK is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it converts the computer into a platform for taking malicious action surreptitiously: spam sending, launch of Denial of Service attacks, malware distribution, etc.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
Banker.CGK uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.