Threat Description

Agent.BKY

Details

Aliases: Agent.BKY
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Downloader, Worm
Platform: W32

Summary


Agent.BKY is a worm and a trojan-downloader. It infects .HTML, .PHP and some other files with a small script that points to a website, hosting a file with the recently discovered (March/April 2007) ANI exploit.

The worm also spreads to remote and removable drives, modifies the HOSTS file and downloads more malicious files onto an infected computer. This malware is similar to the worm that we detect as Worm:W32/Anito.A.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.



Technical Details


Our investigation revealed that this worm and trojan-downloader is similar to the one that we detect as Worm:W32/Anito.A and Worm.Win32.Diska.C.

More information on Anito.A worms can be found here: https://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/anito_a.shtml



Detection




Detection Type: PC
Database: 2007-03-31_01




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