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It spreads and affects other computers.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy.
It downloads or drops other malware.
, through instant messaging.
|First detected on:||June 16, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||June 16, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
MsnBanker.B is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
passwords saved by certain Windows services.
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
downloads or drops other malware on the computer: Nabload.BMN.
MsnBanker.B 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.
- Instant messaging: it sends links pointing to a copy of itself to all users included in the infected user's contacts list.
MsnBanker.B is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.