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How Hackers & Viruses Steal FTP Passwords ?

Our friendly webhost, tigertech has informed about a virus that steals saved FTP passwords, such as the Gumblar or Trojan.PWS.Tupai.A virus and sends FTP usernames and passwords to a server controlled by “hackers” automatically.

If you’ve stored your FTP account password in your FTP program, the virus can steal the password and send it to “hackers” who then use
it to modify your Web site.