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It ends processes belonging to several antivirus update programs, among other applications, and it attempts to download a fake JPG file from several websites. It spreads via email.
|First detected on:||Aug. 31, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 1, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Bagle.AV is a worm that ends processes belonging to several antivirus update programs, among other applications, and it attempts to download a fake JPG file from several websites every six hours.
Bagle.AV spreads via email, in a message that contains an attached file with a random name and a ZIP extension. This file contains an HTML file and a hidden EXE file, which is run when the user opens the HTML file.
Bagle.AV is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an email message with the following characteristics: