MSIL/PSW.Steam [Threat Name] go to Threat

MSIL/PSW.Steam.PZ [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 2884608 B
Detection created Feb 04, 2016
Detection database version 12978
Short description

MSIL/PSW.Steam.PZ is a trojan that steals passwords and other sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.


The trojan disguises itself as the "Team Fortress 2 Items Generator" application.


Some examples follow.

Information stealing

MSIL/PSW.Steam.PZ is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The trojan collects the following information:

  • login user names for certain applications/services
  • login passwords for certain applications/services

The following services are affected:

  • Steam

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.


The trojan sends the information via e-mail.


The trojan may display a fake error messages:

  • Wrong Password!
  • An unknown error has occured, please check your information!
  • An uknown error has occured

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