Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
It allows to get into the affected computer.
by exploiting vulnerabilities, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||May 1, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||May 1, 2006|
Agent.CAT is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Agent.CAT uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.