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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It captures keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banks.
It notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Feb. 28, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 10, 2006|
Banbra.BUW is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
Banbra.BUW uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Nabload.BT.