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Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Fantibag.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Fantibag.A
Technical name:Trj/FantiBag.A
Threat level:Low
Alias:W32/Bagle.FA.worm
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It prevents the user from accessing several web pages, mostly belonging to antivirus companies. It is downloaded by the Trojan Mitglieder.EV.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Sept. 14, 2005
Detection updated on:Oct. 4, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Fantibag.A is a Trojan that prevents the user from accessing several web sites that mostly belong to antivirus companies.

In order to do so, Fantibag.A uses API functions belonging to RRAS (Routing Remote Access Service), which provide functionalities of packet filtering.

Fantibag.A does not spread by its own means, it is downloaded by other Trojan detected as Mitglieder.EV.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Fantibag.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.