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Sinowal.VUW

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Sinowal.VUW
Technical name:Trj/Sinowal.VUW
Threat level:Medium
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It is designed to obtain confidential information related to a certain Spanish banking entity. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Oct. 14, 2008
Detection updated on:Oct. 22, 2008
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Sinowal.VUW is a Trojan designed to steal information related to a certain Spanish banking entity. It obtains information such as the login credentials and the information of the coordinate card.

Sinowal.VUW does not spread automatically by its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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