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It allows to get into the affected computer.
, through P2P programs.
|First detected on:||Feb. 1, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 4, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Agent.HXN is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Agent.HXN 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.
- Peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs: it makes copies of itself with enticing names in shared folders belonging to these programs. Other users of this type of networks then voluntarily download and run the infected files.