Path : %System%\Au.exe"
[ C:\Windows\System32\Au.exe ]
type : Internet
Alias : I-Worm/Bagle.B, W32/Bagle.b@MM
, Bagle.B, W32/Tanx-A, WORM_BAGLE.B
level : Low
Au.exe is the main
component dropped by Bagle.B worm. It is
a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses
collected from .htm, .wab, .html, .txt files to
distribute infected messages. Bagle worm arrives as an
e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name
is randomly chosen by the worm.
infected mail sample is given below.
<forged e-mail address>
Subject: ID <random characters>... thanks
ID <random characters>
When the worm file is
executed, it executes standard Windows sound
recorder application ( sndrec32.exe ) and copies
itself to Windows system folder as "au.exe"
in the background.
registry run section to load automatically on the
next startup. The registry modification is given
By default, %SYSTEM% will be C:\Windows\System in
case of Windows 95/98/ME, C:\Winnt\System32 in
case of Windows NT/2000 and C:\Windows\System32
in case of Windows XP ]
worm also creates following additional key
Bagle.B worm uses its own
SMTP engine to send infected messages. Bagle.B
worm is detected on 17th February 2004. It will
not spread after 25th February 2004.
How can I protect my
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in its signature file to protect users from this
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