Email-Worm:​W32/Agent.BC

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEEmail-Worm

Summary

This malware normally arrives downloaded by other trojan packages.

Depending on the supplied parameter, this malware can send numerous Spam messages.



Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

This malware installs a Spam Bot utilized for sending numerous spam messages.

On execution, it will immediately make queries on several exchange servers. The following settings can be configured to modify the malware's behavior:

  • Address to use
  • Interval for sending SMTP messages
  • Maximum connection to be made
  • Number of tries to connect to certain mail server before quiting
  • Port(s) to use
  • TimeOut value if no reply has been received from the server

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