TrojanDownloader:Java/Agent.G is a detection for Java applet code that downloads and executes arbitrary files from a remote server.
may be loaded by TrojanDownloader:Java/Agent.G.ldr
via a malicious Web page. Java/Agent.G.ldr runs with the same privileges as the currently logged on user.
Downloads arbitrary files
The malicious HTML page hosting Java/Agent.G.ldr passes a parameter to Java/Agent.G.ldr that contains the server to contact and file to download. Java/Agent.G.ldr then runs TrojanDownloader:Java/Agent.G and attempts to download the requested file and save it as the following:
The retrieved file is then executed.
Analysis by Shawn Wang
There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptom(s).