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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||June 18, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 18, 2009|
IFrame.B is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
passwords saved by certain Windows services; keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
IFrame.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.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Lineage.EFV.
IFrame.B uses the following infection strategies:
- Direct action: it infects a specific number of executable files every time the virus activates, without going memory resident.
IFrame.B is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It changes the homepage of Internet Explorer.