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Monder.BL

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

It steals all type of information from the affected computer and users. It reaches the computer in a link that is distributed via social networks, like Facebook, or instant messaging programs.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 17, 2010
Detection updated on:July 22, 2010
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Monder.BL is a Trojan designed to steal all type of information from the affected computer and users. The gathered information is sent to its creator by establishing connections with certain websites.

Additionally, it modifies the configuration of Internet Explorer, which could affect the security while users are browsing through the Internet.

Monder.BL reaches the computer via social networks, like Facebook, or instant messaging programs in a link to the download site of the Trojan.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Monder.BL is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a link that is received via social networks, like Facebook, and instant messaging programs.

In the case of Facebook, when a user gets infected, a link to a website, which seems to be a video, is published in their wall and in their friends' wall:

Message published in the wall of Facebook

If users follow the link, a video player is displayed showing a message that requires users to download a newer Flash Player version:

Message requiring the installation of a new Flash Player version

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