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|Effects: ||It collects passwords and other information from the affected computer and sends it via e-mail.|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 14, 2003|
Mafia.A is a Trojan that collects passwords and other information from the affected computer.
Mafia.A looks for passwords to Outlook Express' mail accounts, and obtains information on the hard disks, installed memory, operating system, username, microprocessor, etc.
On Windows .NET Server/XP/2000/NT computers, it also searches the cache memory for passwords.
Mafia.A sends the collected information via e-mail.
Mafia.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.