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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.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||March 25, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 21, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Legmir.AWA 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.
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
Legmir.AWA 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.