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|Alias:||Backdoor.Agent.ac, Win32.Mersting.B, TROJ_AGENT.AC|
It allows to gain remote control over certain functions of the browser Internet Explorer, to get information on the system and to access files belonging to several applications. It installs itself in the affected computer when users visit certain web pages.
|First detected on:||June 29, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 16, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Agent.E is a backdoor that installs a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) in the affected computer. This DLL allows to gain control over several functions of the browser Internet Explorer.
Agent.E allows to carry out other actions, such as getting information on the system, accessing files belonging to specific applications, using communication objects, etc.
Agent.E reaches computers when users visit certain web sites.
Agent.E is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.