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It disables services belonging to several security tools and downloads a file from different websites. It has rootkit functionalities, which allow it to hide files, processes and Windows Registry entries.
|First detected on:||March 23, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 14, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Bagle.HX is a worm that has rootkit functionalities, which allow it to hide files, processes and Windows Registry entries. It attempts to disable services belonging to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.
Aditionally, it attempts to download a file from several websites. This file could be of any nature, including malware.
Bagle.HX is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.