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VIRUS ALERTS - October 23, 2007

by Marianna Schmudlach / October 22, 2007 3:06 PM PDT

Troj/Agent-GEP

Type Trojan

Affected operating systems Windows

Side effects Turns off anti-virus applications
Allows others to access the computer
Downloads code from the internet
Reduces system security
Installs itself in the Registry

Aliases Trojan.Win32.Agent.bxj
Downloader-BEW
Backdoor:Win32/Zonebac.D

Protection available since 23 October 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/trojagentgep.html

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Protection available since 23 October 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32agentgeq.html

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http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32perlovgb.html

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