Agent.BAO, a variant of Agent, is a Trojan. Agent.BAO downloads different trojans and backdoors and activate them on an affected system without user's approval.
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Agent.BAO is a trojan downloader. It connects to a specified site on the Internet and gets more malicious download links.
Upon execution, it drops a copy of itself from the following location:
It also creates a service with the following service name:
It adds the following service registry entry:
It downloads a text file from the following site:
This text file contains download links of other malware.
Below is the list of some of the download sites gathered and the corresponding detection name of the downloaded files:
Note: The download links may vary depending on the content of the downloaded text file.
Moreover, Agent.BAO also creates a file named autorun.inf in the directory where the copy of the trojan is located. This is used to automatically execute the trojan when the folder is opened.
Detection Type: PC