Threat Description

Trojan:W32/Agent

Details

Aliases: Trojan:W32/Agent, Trojan.Agent, Win32.Trojan.Agent, BehavesLike:Win32.Malware
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: W32

Summary


Trojan:W32/Agent is a very large family of programs, most of which download and install adware or malware to the victim's machine. Agent variants may also change the configuration settings for Windows Explorer and/or for the Windows interface.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details


Trojan: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:

Note

A detection with the name, " BehavesLike:Win32.Malware" is a Heuristic Detection. It indicates that a file was identified as a possible threat due to its suspicious behavior. This detection is commonly triggered by malware that attempts function as, or to impersonate, legitimate applications.






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