Backdoor:W32/Agent.CTH is a backdoor that can steal information. Stolen information is sent to a collection site using an HTTP POST command.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
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Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.
Upon execution, this malware drops the following files:
The files s32.txt and ws386.ini are logs.As part of its autostart mechanism, it installs itself as a system service.
It also creates the following registry entry:
It checks for Internet connectivity by attempting to connect to the following sites:
This malware can steal information such as:
Stolen information is sent to a collection site using an HTTP POST command.It also collects email addresses but ignores addresses with the following strings:
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