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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:54:48 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan Horse

Infostealer.Bancos.B is a Trojan horse that mimics the online interfaces of certain Brazilian banks to steal account information. It is a minor variant of Infostealer.Bancos. This Trojan may arrive as an email attachment named "book1.exe."

See the "Technical Details" section for an illustration of the message box that the dropper displays after the email attachment is executed.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 1, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 1, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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