Detect date
02/07/2005
Class
Trojan-Spy
Platform
HTML

Parent class: TrojWare

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions which are not authorized by the user: they delete, block, modify or copy data, and they disrupt the performance of computers or computer networks. Unlike viruses and worms, the threats that fall into this category are unable to make copies of themselves or self-replicate. Trojans are classified according to the type of action they perform on an infected computer.

Class: Trojan-Spy

Trojan-Spy programs are used to spy on a user’s actions (to track data entered by keyboard, make screen shots, retrieve a list of running applications, etc.) The harvested information is then transmitted to the malicious user controlling the Trojan. Email, FTP, the web (including data in a request) and other methods can be used to transmit the data.

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Platform: HTML

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for documents interpreted by web browsers. Markup of most web pages and web applications is written in HTML or XHTML.

Description

This Trojan program utilizes spoofing technology. The Trojan is represented by a fake HTML page. It is used for stealing confidential information about clients of Smith Barney financial company (www.smithbarney.com).

It is sent by email as an important message from Smith Barney company with the following subject:

Smith Barney: Security Maintenance

In terms of functionality this version is almost identical to Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.a. It differs from it only in email's sender address and address of fake Internet site.

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