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Banbra.DUG

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Banbra.DUG
Technical name:Trj/Banbra.DUG
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It monitors if the user accesses websites belonging to several banking entities, in order to obtain passwords. Then, the gathered information is sent to its author.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Jan. 29, 2007
Detection updated on:Oct. 18, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Banbra.DUG is a password stealer type Trojan that monitors Internet traffic generated when users access the website belonging to certain Brazilian banking entities: Bradesco, Caixa Economica Federal, Santander Banespa and Unibanco.

When the users access any of them, it displays a false website that imitates the original one, where users are requested to log in. This way, Banbra.DUG obtains confidential user data, such as username and password.

Banbra.DUG does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Banbra.DUG is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.