Monday, July 17, 2006

Further details ...

Just like a biological virus, the infostealer virus has evolved ...

Take a look at this :

Discovered: June 20, 2006
Updated: June 21, 2006 11:54:54 AM ZE9
Type: Trojan Horse
Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Infostealer.Orcu is a Trojan horse that attempts to steal confidential information, such as bank and Paypal accounts. It may arrive as a message spammed across the Orkut network.


Protection

  • Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate™ Daily) June 21, 2006
  • Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate™ Weekly) June 21, 2006
  • Virus Definitions (Intelligent Updater) June 21, 2006
  • Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate™ Plus) June 21, 2006

Threat Assesment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Downloads additional malware.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers and sends out sensitive financial information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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