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It obtains information from the forms stored in the Internet Explorer and Firefox browser. It spreads itself via certain P2P programs, the MSN Messenger, through removable drives and computers with vulnerable VNC servers or VNC servers that do not require password.
|First detected on:||April 19, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||April 29, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Rimecud.B is a worm which obtains information from the forms stored in the Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers, such as passwords and confidential data from the user.
Rimecud.B uses the following means to spread:
- it copies in the folders belonging to several P2P file sharing programs, such as Bearshare and eMule.
- the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.
- it copies in the removable drives of the system.
- through computers with vulnerable VNC servers or VNC servers that do not require password.
Rimecud.B is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>