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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.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||Feb. 27, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||April 6, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Legmir.AVO 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; 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.
Legmir.AVO 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.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.