Trojan:W32/Agent.SQT, Trojan.Win32.Agent.sqt


Trojans are malicious programs that pretend be to benign. Trojans do not replicate themselves.


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Technical Details

Agent.SQT arrives as an attachment to spammed email messages containing the following subjects:

  • Something hot
  • Hot news
  • Paris Hilton
  • Hot pictures

Here is an example message body:

 ??Good afternoon.
 Wanted! Do you look this film?
 Do you wanna see more?
 Censored cadrs from it where James McAvoy fucks Angelina Jolie!

It uses the filename for the attachment which contains an executable copy called censored.exe.

Files detected as Trojan.Win32.Agent.sqt share many of the same characteristics as Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.rek. See the description for Trojan-Dropper:W32/Agent.REK for details.

The dropped [Random Filename].sys file in the %System%\drivers\ is already detected as Trojan.Win32.Agent.sps. Examples of random filenames are Lhx72.sys and Sho00.sys.

Note: C:\WINDOWS\System32 is the default path represented by %System%. Furthermore, it may also try to connect and download from:


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