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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||April 3, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||April 3, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Agent.BSU is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it opens one or more ports to allow remote access to the computer and takes action that compromises user confidentiality.
Agent.BSU prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).
Agent.BSU uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.
Agent.BSU is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.