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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It captures keystrokes.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||July 17, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 4, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mutexzi.A 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.
Mutexzi.A 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.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Downloader.JSQ, Downloader.KGU.