Threat description


Platform: W32
Aliases: I-Worm.Bagz.a, W32/Bagz.A@mm, Bagz.a


Bagz is an e-mail worm that was first found in the beginning of October 2004. The worm spreads itself in e-mails with various subject and body texts. The attachment is either an executable file with double extension or a ZIP archive. Additionally the worm installs its own network driver to bypass firewalls.


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Detection for this malware was published on October 4th, 2004 in the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:

Detection Type: PC
Database: 2004-10-04_05

Description Details: Alexey Podrezov, November 2nd, 2004


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