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August 07, 2006



Bancos.VE is a password stealing trojan specifically designed for stealing Bank Information from users of Brazilian Banks.

Disinfection & Removal

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Technical Details

Upon execution, Bancos.VE displays the following fake error message:

It will then drop a copy of itself into the System Directory as Tasklist32.exe:

  • %systemdir%\tasklist32.exe

Note: %systemdir% by default is C:\Windows\System32.

It also creates the following registry value for its auto-start mechanism:

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

TaskList = "%systemdir%\tasklist32.exe"

This malware monitors users' visited URLs. When specific URLs are viewed by a user, it will log all keyboard strokes.

Below are the URLs monitored by this trojan:

  • bankline.itau.com.br
  • https://www2.bancobrasil.com.br/aapf/saldos/006.jsp?codT=0
  • https://www2.bancosbrasil.com.br/aapff/aaii/principal
  • www2.bancobrasil.com.br

Bancos.VE sends the gathered information to a Brazilian e-mail address.


F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates:

Detection Type: PC
Database: 2006-08-07_01

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