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|Effects: ||It steals the user name and password of the AOL instant messaging service.
|First detected on:|
|Detection updated on:||May 13, 2005|
AOLPS.842287 is a password stealer Trojan. Its aim is to find the user name and password of the user of the affected computer for the instant messaging service America On Line (AOL). When it finds this data, it saves it in a file, which is then sent via e-mail to the following addresses:
AOLPS.842287 uses various means to spread: floppy disks, e-mail message with infected attachments, Internet downloads, FTP, etc.
AOLPS.842287 is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer.