Spyware.Agent is the latest PC threat to watch out. This worm tends to spread itself quite easily. Another category Spyware.Agent can fit into is the Spyware category. All of which are unwanted applications on any PC system.
As a worm infection, Spyware.Agent displays similar qualities found in virus malware application, complete with dangerous and destructive codes.
Spyware.Agent has the following affiliated aliases:
Infections, the likes of Spyware.Agent, are highly capable of mutating and are extremely difficult to find and remove from any infected system.
Spyware.Agent may not copy itself into the file attachment to infect the emails; instead it is accompanied by a component which is able to download other malicious programs via the Internet.
Once embedded within a computer system, Spyware.Agent will continue to send infected messages to all the email addresses harvested from the victims’ machine.
Spyware.Agent tends to install itself onto a computer system, in some instances employing Rootkit tactics, this way ensuring it remains hidden from all spyware detectors (legitimate ones).
Spyware.Agent may enter into a computer via other malware applications or via pornographic websites or other dubious type sites, or via gambling related websites.
Spyware.Agent tends to display the following characteristics:
* Found on infected systems and resists interrogation by security product
The following steps can be taken to ensure the prevention of any infections onto a computer system:
• Enable a firewall on your computer
The best way to ensure your computer system is not compromised by the presence of this dangerous application is to delete Spyware.Agent and all its components from the infected system as soon as it has been detected.
How to manually remove Spyware.Agent
Files associated with Spyware.Agent infection:
Spyware.Agent processes to kill:
Remove Spyware.Agent registry entries: