Malicious software spy FTP protocols and E-banking passwords from Holzwickede, January 13, 2011 virus protection expert BitDefender has developed a removal tool for the dangerous malware Backdoor.Lavandos.A. The digital pest has bent on file transfer protocols (FTP) and online banking passwords. The free BitDefender program, user, whose PC is already infected, can reliably remove Backdoor.Lavandos.A. The removal tool is free download available at. Lavandos is a particularly refined pest, focusing in particular on the online banking systems used in Russia and the Ukraine. The online threat not only aims to capture passwords. In addition, Lavandos has any private data of the user of the infected system in its sights. After successful infection, Backdoor.Lavandos.A generates a setupapi.dll”for every browser on the infested PC.

The file is located in the installation directory for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera saved. This approach allows a simple manipulation of browser capabilities to import or to classify a confirmatory of self certificate as trusted as certificates. While victims of Lavandos risk the disclosure of sensitive information in connection with your online banking account, as well as the loss of their FTP accounts. The fact that its components no longer than necessary on the disk remain is particularly interesting on this E-threat. Instead, the pest is stored to successfully carry out its tasks directly in the Windows registry. A discreet profile is one of the basic characteristics of Lavandos”, Catalin Consoi, head of online threats Labs from BitDefender explains. User BitDefender Antivirus programs are already through generic Packer routines”in the signature database before Backdoor.Lavandos.A protected. All other users can check their PC with the free removal tool and remove the Trojan.

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