Threat Description

Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent

Details

Aliases: Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent, Trojan-dropper.win32.agent
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Dropper
Platform: W32

Summary


This type of trojan contains one or more malicious programs, which it will secretly install and execute.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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Technical Details


Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent is a very large family of programs, most of which drop, install and execute other programs (usually malware) to the victim's machine.

Variants in the Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent family vary widely in their characteristics and payloads. For representative examples of variants in this family, please see the following descriptions:

Other "Agent" Families

Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent is a subset of the "Agent" family, which groups together a wide variety of malware that do not fit into any other known families. The Agent family includes trojans, worms, viruses, backdoors and other types of malicious programs.

For representative examples of these other subsets, you can also see:






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