Spy-Agent.fd (also known as Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.AC) is the latest malware you should look out for. Being a form of a Backdoor Trojan infection, Spy-Agent.fd will enter into a computer system covertly, to perform the function it was designed to do: to download and install additional and various malware, badware, adware, etc, so as to ensure that the Trojan, as well as the hacker in control of this whole operation, are equip with the full control of the infiltrated machine.
Spy-Agent.fd allows for a hacker from a remote location to change the infiltrated systems’ settings, delete important files, steal passwords and watch the user’s computer activity.
Infiltration methods used frequently by Spy-Agent.fd are as follows:
• Email: via email attachments, Spy-Agent.fd will enter into a system, disguised as a small file, for example: a jpeg or might be downloaded via a website or FTP.
Spy-Agent.fd is designed to open up large security exploits through which hundreds of malicious adware and spyware will be able to infiltrate a system. In addition, Spy-Agent.fd opens a backdoor that allows the remote attacker to get full control over the infected computer.
This in turn leads to the hacker having full access to the user’s financial or banking information stored on the computer. Obviously this puts the user’s personal information in severe jeopardy and represents a serious security risk.
Spy-Agent.fd is particularly damaging to a computer system, once it has fully embedded itself within the PC’s system, therefore it is given a high priority security risk status by many computer analysts.
So, how would you know whether your system has been infiltrated by this dubious infection, or not?
Well, there are a few symptoms one can look out for:
1. Slow computer performance:
2. New desktop shortcuts or different homepage:
The best way to deal with the threat of Spy-Agent.fd is to simply remove it from the affected PC system.