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It is designed to steal Chilean users' banking details belonging to a certain banking entity. It reaches the computer in an email message informing users of an alert of earthquake and tsunami in Chile.
|First detected on:||May 3, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||May 13, 2010|
Banker.MGB is a Trojan that affects Chilean users and is designed to steal the banking details belonging to a certain banking entity. In order to do so, when users access the website of the affected banking entity, they are redirected to a website that imitates the original one designed with malicious intentions.
The website it displays is very similar to the original, but the URL displayed in the address bar is different from the usual one and that several sections and links of the website do not work.
Banker.MGB reaches the computer in an email message informing users of an alert of earthquake and tsunamin in Chile.
Banker.MGB is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an email message in Spanish with the following characteristics:
- Subject: ( Urgente ) Posible Terremoto y Tsunami con un 89 % de efectividad.
- Message: The message consists of different images and informs users about an alert of earthquake and tsunami in Chile. It seems to be a warning of National Geographic, in order to make it more credible.
- The following image belongs to the email message: