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|Effects: ||It steals the passwords stored on affected computers.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 11, 2003|
Webber.C is a Trojan that, when it is installed on a computer, downloads a file from the Internet. This files steals the passwords for accessing different services that are stored on the affected computer.
This Trojan is very easy to recognize, as it reaches computers in an e-mail message that seems to have been sent from a financial entity. The subject of this message is always: RE: Your credit application and it includes an attachment called WWW.CITIBANKHOMELOAN.HTM.PIF. When the attachment is run, the Trojan is installed on the computer.
Webber.C has been spammed out via e-mail, and cannot spread through its own means.
Webber.C is easy to recognize, as it reaches computers through an e-mail message with the following characteristics:
"Account Manager" <email@example.com>
Re: Your credit application
Thank you for your online application for a Home Equity Loan.
In order to be approved for any loan application we pull your
Credit Profile and Chexsystems information, which didn't satisfy
our minimum needs. Consequently, we regret to say that we cannot
approve you for Home Equity Loan at this time.
*Attached are copy of your Credit Profile and Your Application that
you submitted with us. Please take a close look at it, you will receive
hard copy by mail withing next few days.