This attack could pose a moderate security threat. It does not require immediate action.
This signature detects SecurityRisk.WinFixer communicating and requesting information from its controlling server.
WinFixer is a Security Risk that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95
- Windows 98
- Windows Me
- Windows NT
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows XP
The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.
1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
2. Update the virus definitions.
3. Run a full system scan.
4. Delete any values added to the registry.