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It steals confidential information from the user, such as passwords, and uses a rootkit in order to make its detection more difficult. It reaches the computer passing itself off as a Christmas greeting.
|First detected on:||Dec. 30, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 9, 2009|
PasswordStealer.BJ is a Trojan designed to steal confidential information from the user, such as passwords, and uses a rootkit in order to make its detection more difficult.
PasswordStealer.BJ does not spread automatically by its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
PasswordStealer.BJ reaches the computer in a video which displays a Christmas greeting: