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Bagle.KT

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bagle.KT
Technical name:W32/Bagle.KT.worm
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Email-Worm.Win32.Bagle.gt
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It attempts to download two files from several websites and prevents users from running the computer in safe mode. It spreads via email in a message with a compressed attached file.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Dec. 13, 2006
Detection updated on:May 29, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Bagle.KT is a worm that attempts to download two files from different websites. These files can be of any nature, including malware. Additionally, it prevents users from running the computer in safe mode.

Bagle.KT spreads via email in a message that contains an attached file compressed in ZIP format.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Bagle.KT is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:

  • It reaches the computer in an email message with the following characteristics:
    Subject: one of the following names followed by the date of the affected computer:
    pric
    price_
    price-
    price


    Attachment: one of these names followed by the same date that appears in the subject:
    LATEST_PRICE.ZIP
    NEW_PRICE.ZIP
    PRICE.ZIP
  • It opens the Notepad and displays the following text when it is run:

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