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|Effects: ||It logs the keystrokes entered and captures the user's passwords. It opens two ports, allowing a hacker to gain remote access to confidential information.|
|Detection updated on:||July 18, 2003|
Webber is a dangerous Trojan that is spammed out via e-mail. When the file attached to the message is run, Webber is downloaded from a website.
Webber disables the option to save passwords in the browser Internet Explorer. By doing this, it forces the user to re-enter them. When the user does this, it logs the keystrokes entered, capturing the user's passwords, and saves them in three files.
Webber opens the ports 7714 and 8546, allowing a hacker that gained remote access to the affected computer to obtain the passwords it has saved.
Webber is easy to recognize, as it reaches computers through an e-mail message with the following characteristics: