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It is programmed to steal passwords belonging to several banking entities and online games, ends processes belonging to several security tools and prevents users from accessing certain web pages. It spreads through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||June 10, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||June 12, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
SpreadBanker.A is a worm that is programmed to steal passwords belonging to several banking entities and online games.
Additionally, SpreadBanker.A ends processes belonging to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others, and prevents users from accessing certain web pages, mostly belonging to antivirus companies.
SpreadBanker.A spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
SpreadBanker.A is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a file that, when run, displays a YouTube video. Menawhile, this file downloads another component of itself, which is the one that carries out the malicious actions in the computer.
The following is an image extracted from the video: