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Banbra.GIZ

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

It is designed to steal users' banking details belonging to a certain Brazilian banking entity. It reaches the computer in an email message which seems to have been sent by such banking entity.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 14, 2009
Detection updated on:July 21, 2009
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Banbra.GIZ is a Trojan designed to steal users' banking details belonging to a certain Brazilian banking entity. In order to do so, it passes itself off as the update of a program of such banking entity necessary to continue making Internet banking movements.

Banbra.GIZ reaches the computer in an email message which seems to have been sent by such Brazilian banking entity.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Banbra.GIZ is easy to recognize, as it passes itself off as the update of a program of a certain Brazilian banking entity which asks users to enter certain data regarding their banking account.

It reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:

When it is run, a window is displayed recommending users to install the update of a program necessary to continue making Internet banking movements: