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Infostealer.Refest

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 30, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:54:47 PM
Also Known As:
PWSteal.Refest
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Infostealer.Refest is a Trojan Horse that installs itself as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) for Internet Explorer and steals online banking information when it is submitted in web forms.

NOTE : Definitions prior to May 10, 2006 may detect this threat as PWSteal.Refest

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 1, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 14, 2015 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 1, 2004 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 16, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 7, 2004
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Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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