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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It uses anti-monitoring techniques in order to prevent it being detected by antivirus companies.
, via email, by infecting files that are then distributed.
|First detected on:||May 15, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||May 15, 2007|
Bigag.A is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It uses several methods in order to avoid detection by antivirus companies:
- It prevents scanning tools from running, such as Windows Registry Editor, FileMonitor, etc.
Bigag.A 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.
- File infection: it infects different types of files, which are then distributed through any of the usual means: floppy disks, email messages with attachments, Internet download, files transferred via FTP, IRC channels, P2P file sharing networks, etc.