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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy.
It notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
It uses anti-monitoring techniques in order to prevent it being detected by antivirus companies.
, via email.
|First detected on:||Oct. 1, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 1, 2007|
Banker.JDQ 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:
passwords saved by certain Windows services; keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
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.
It uses several methods in order to avoid detection by antivirus companies:
- It terminates its own execution if it detects that it is being executed in a virtual machine environment, such as VMWare or VirtualPC.
- It terminates its own execution if it detects that a debugging program is active.
Banker.JDQ 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Nabload.CHW.
Banker.JDQ is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.