chostsv.exe - Useless


Manual removal instructions:

Is a Trojan horse that attempts to steal online banking information.

Also known as PWSteal.Banpaes, PWSteal.Banpaes.B

When PWSteal.Banpaes.C is executed, it performs the following actions:
Creates the following files:
C:\Temp\Install.exe (This may not be created if the Temp folder does not exist in this location).

Adds the value:
to the registry key:

Logs keystrokes if the keystrokes are entered in windows that have any of the following strings in the window's title bar:
Caixa Economica Federal
Internet Banking CAIXA
BESC - Banco do Estando de Santa Catarina
Banco do Estado de Santa Catarina
Gerenciador Financeiro
Teclado Virtual
and some other.

Then, this Trojan sends the keystrokes to a predefined email address.

Manual removal:
Navigate to the key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
and delete the value:

Or use RegRun to automatically remove this registry item.

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chostsv.exe Dangerous Rating: 5 out of 5

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