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It ends processes belonging to antivirus programs and security tools. It modifies the HOSTS file, so that certain websites cannot be accessed.
|First detected on:||Oct. 20, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 20, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Bagz.E is a worm that ends processes belonging to antivirus programs and other security tools, among others. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.
Bagz.E also modifies the HOSTS file, so that several websites belonging to antivirus and security companies cannot be accessed.
Bagz.E spreads via e-mail, in a message with variable characteristics.
Bagz.E is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.