Dec 18, 2012

Found Trojan in Spain That Shows Hole Cards

The Spanish National Institute of Communication Technologies (INTECO), issued a statement last Friday informing about the trojan Urelas.C. A program created to attack poker players, showing their hole cards to the responsible trojan.

The statement says:

Urelas. C is the latest virus INTECO cataloged. This is a Trojan for the Windows platform that monitors various online poker games in order to steal information from cards the player and thus economic benefit.

The malware is installed on the user's machine and runs on every system reboot, monitors the processes most popular poker games and take a screenshot when they are in the foreground, sending letters about users remote attackers. This way, users will lose your money playing against cybercriminals.

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