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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It changes the security settings of Internet Explorer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Aug. 1, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 1, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Banker.LGS is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes the security settings of Internet Explorer, decreasing its security level.
Banker.LGS prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).
Banker.LGS 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.
- File infection: it infects different types of files, which are then distributed through any of the usual means: floppy disks, email messages with attachments, Internet download, files transferred via FTP, IRC channels, P2P file sharing networks, etc.