Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
It logs the keystrokes typed by the user.
|First detected on:||March 11, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||March 11, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
VB.R is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
keystrokes, in order to obtain information for accessing online banking services, passwords and other confidential information.
VB.R uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.