Threat Description

Bagz.A

Details

Aliases:I-Worm.Bagz.a, W32/Bagz.A@mm, Bagz.a
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Bagz is an e-mail worm that was first found in the beginning of October 2004. The worm spreads itself in e-mails with various subject and body texts. The attachment is either an executable file with double extension or a ZIP archive. Additionally the worm installs its own network driver to bypass firewalls.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.






Detection


Detection for this malware was published on October 4th, 2004 in the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:
Detection Type: PC
Database: 2004-10-04_05



Description Created: Alexey Podrezov, November 2nd, 2004


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