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It tries to gather the IP addresses of the affected computer, to make statistics of the infections carried out. It is usually downloaded by another Trojan, called Downloader.EBY.
|First detected on:||Jan. 24, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||June 7, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Agent.EY is a Trojan that accesses the http://evker.st.php URL (Uniform Resource Locator) and ends running. One of the reasons for this Trojan to visit the URL can be to gather the IP (Internet Protocol) addresses of the affected computers, to make statistics of the infections carried out.
Agent.EY is usually downloaded to the affected computer by another Trojan, called Downloader.EBY.
Agent.EY is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.