Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c

Classification

Malware

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Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c, Smitfraud

Summary

Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smithfraud.c is a phishing attempt where a fake login screen is presented to user, in an attempt to collect user account information.

Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

Note: There is also a spying trojan that installs a fake warning message on computer screen saying

A fatal error in IE has occured at 0028:C0011E36 in VXD VMM(01) +
00010E36. Error was caused by Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c

This trojan has nothing to do with Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c. More information is available here:

https://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/agent_eo.shtml