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Process Name  : gigabit.exe

Process Path : %SYSTEM%\gigabit.exe [ C:\Windows\System32\gigabit.exe]

Process type    : Internet Worm

Malware Name : W32.Bagle.U@mm

Alias             : I-Worm/Bagle.U, W32/Bagle.U@MM , Bagle.U, W32/Bagle-U,  WORM_BAGLE.U 

Threat level : Low

Process Details :

                     Gigabit.exe is the main component dropped by Bagle.U. It is a modified variant of Bagle.T worm. Bagle.U uses  e-mail addresses collected from wab, .txt, .msg, .htm, .shtm, .stm, .xml ,.dbx, .mbx,   .mdx, .eml, .nch, .mmf, .ods, .cfg, .asp, .php, .pl, .wsh, .adb, .tbb, .sht, .xls, .oft, .uin, .cgi, .mht, .dhtm, and .jsp files to distribute infected messages. 

                     Bagle worm arrives as an .EXE e-mail attachment. The infected attachment will randomly chosen by the worm. The infected mail message body and subject will be blank. 

                     When the worm file is executed, it copies itself to Windows system folder as "gigabit.exe" in the background. W32.Beagle.U@mm modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

"gigabit.exe"= %SYSTEM%\gigabit.exe

[ 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 ]

                    Bagle.U worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The worm tries to terminate security programs in the infected system. Bagle.U worm will not send infected mails to the following e-mail addresses


                    Bagle.U contains backdoor abilities and it opens TCP port 4751. It allows hackers to upload files in the infected computer. Bagle.U worm appeared on  26th March 2004.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated gigabit.exe in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this Worm. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this Worm?

                   If you are already infected with gigabit.exe process, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

                   Solo anti-virus not only scans for all viruses, it contains a unique System Integrity Checker to protect you from New Internet Worms, Backdoors and malicious VB, Java Scripts. It also effectively removes all existing Internet Worms, File viruses, malicious VB, Java scripts, Trojans, Backdoors, boot sector, partition table and macro viruses.

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