W32/Agobot-AQ

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:19 Nov 2003 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 wormLast Updated:19 Nov 2003 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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Aliases

  • Backdoor.Agobot.3.gen
  • WORM_AGOBOT.AQ

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

Check your administrator passwords and review network security.

Download and install the Microsoft patches mentioned above.

You will also need to edit the following registry entries, if they are present. Please read the warning about editing the registry.

At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press Return. The registry editor opens.

Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. On the 'Registry' menu, click 'Export Registry File'. In the 'Export range' panel, click 'All', then save your registry as Backup.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
Microsoft Debug Manager Console = mdm32.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\
Microsoft Debug Manager Console = mdm32.exe

and delete them if they exist.

Close the registry editor.

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