Threat Description

Email-Worm:​W32/Agent.BC

Details

Aliases:Email-Worm:​W32/Agent.BC
Category:Malware
Type:Email-Worm
Platform:W32

Summary



This malware normally arrives downloaded by other trojan packages.

Depending on the supplied parameter, this malware can send numerous Spam messages.



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.



Technical Details



This malware installs a Spam Bot utilized for sending numerous spam messages.

On execution, it will immediately make queries on several exchange servers. The following settings can be configured to modify the malware's behavior:

  • Address to use
  • Interval for sending SMTP messages
  • Maximum connection to be made
  • Number of tries to connect to certain mail server before quiting
  • Port(s) to use
  • TimeOut value if no reply has been received from the server





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