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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Agent.BWJ

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Agent.BWJ
Technical name:Trj/Agent.BWJ
Threat level:Medium
Type:Trojan
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:April 17, 2006
Detection updated on:April 17, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Agent.BWJ is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.

 

It reduces the security level of the computer: it opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer and takes action that compromises user confidentiality; it listens on open ports in order to control the computer remotely.

 

Agent.BWJ does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.