Threat Description

Rootkit:​W32/Agent.UI

Details

Aliases:Rootkit:​W32/Agent.UI
Category:Malware
Type:Rootkit
Platform:W32

Summary



A program or set of programs which hides itself by subverting or evading the computer's security mechanisms, then allows remote users to secretly control the computer's operating system.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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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



Rootkit:W32/Agent.UI creates a device named "\Device\IWEUFHKSEF" and sets up symbolic link named "\??\IWEUFHKSEF" to accept control codes from usermode programs.It removes all hooked addresses corresponding to all NTFuntions (which are implemented in Ntoskrnl.exe), then restores them to their original values.See the Hupigon.OGA description for additional details.






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