Trojan:W32/Agent.AFB

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPETrojanRootkit

Summary

Trojan:W32/Agent.AFB is a trojan with rootkit functionality. It is usually associated with Adware programs.



Removal

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Technical Details

Trojan:W32/Agent.AFB may drop .DLL , .SYS or .EXE files as its component. It typically drops its components in the following locations on the infected machine:

  • Windows temporary folder
  • Windows Directory
  • Windows System Directory
  • Program files directory

The dropped .SYS file is a driver that is use to hide some registry entries. This is done by hooking several APIs related to registry operations.

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