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It prevents access to websites belonging to several computer security companies. It also prevents certain applications from being run automatically when Windows is started.
|First detected on:||Nov. 3, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 4, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Bagz.H is a worm that modifies the HOSTS file in order to prevent access to websites belonging to several computer security companies, among others. By doing this, Bagz.H does not allow to update antivirus programs.
Bagz.H also prevents certain security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, from being run automatically when Windows is started.
Bagz.H spreads via e-mail, in a message with variable characteristics.
Bagz.H is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.