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It spreads and affects other computers.
It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services.
It displays pop-up messages when it runs, distracting users and affecting productivity.
, via email.
|First detected on:||June 17, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||June 30, 2008|
FinanFreedom.A 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 affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it displays pop-up windows.
FinanFreedom.A 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.