Infostealer that is too visible

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 3:51 PM EST

In Brazil there are many viruses that steal online bank account and password information, which are usually known as infostealer.bancos. They run without any user interfaces and capture the information that is being sent to the target bank's Web page. Otherwise, there are some variants that show fake login dialog boxes, almost all of which are now often JPEG image files stored in the virus files. The sorts of people sending these viruses out are thieves and have to hide.

At Symantec.

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