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It is a malicious tool which allows to create Trojans designed to steal passwords. Then, the information it obtains is sent via email to the indicated email address.
|First detected on:||Sept. 16, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 21, 2009|
PassThief.A is a virus constructor type malware. To be more precise, PassThief.A allows to create Trojans designed to steal passwords.
This application allows to configure the following options, among others:
- Email address to which the obtained information is sent.
- SMTP server to send the data.
- Installation directory of the created file.
PassThief.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.