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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It changes system permissions.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Dec. 31, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 31, 2007|
Agent.HOD is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes system permissions, decreasing the security level.
Agent.HOD 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.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Downloader.RWB.