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PSW.Unite.A

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:PSW.Unite.A
Technical name:Trj/PSW.Unite.A
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows ME/98/95

Detection updated on:May 25, 2009
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Trojan/PSW.Unite.A is a Trojan designed to obtain information about the infected computer. The file that contains the virus is called PHOTO04. Even though this is an executable file, its icon is a JPEG image.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Al ejecutar el archivo se crean dos ficheros en el directorio de sistema de Windows, estos archivos llevan por nombre: NDDEAPI.EXE y PHOTO04.JPEG, el ejecutable contiene al trojano, mientras que el otro fichero no es más que la siguiente foto:

 

When the Trojan is executed, two new files are created in the Windows system directory: NDDEAPI.EXE and PHOTO04.JPG. The executable file is the Trojan itself, while the other file is simply the following image:
 

 

Furthermore, when the NDDEAPI.EXE file is run, the following error message is displayed on the screen: