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W32/Agobot-FN

by Marianna Schmudlach / March 31, 2004 11:50 PM PST

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Agobot-FN is a worm that spreads via network shares.
When first run the worm copies itself to aol.exe in the Windows system folder. The worm ensures that the copy is run each time Windows starts by addings the following registry entries:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
AOL Instant Messengar

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\
AOL Instant Messengar

W32/Agobot-FN also attempts to run aol.exe as a service named AOL Instant Messengar.

The worm spreads by attempting to access shares on computers with weak user or administrator passwords.


More:http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32agobotfn.html

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