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HTTP Trojan Webkit Activity

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects an attempt to redirect users to a malicious web server which may result in additional malicious files being downloaded to the compromised computer.

Additional Information

Trojan.Webkit!html is a generic detection for HTML files containing malicious code to redirect users to malicious Web servers.

A successful compromise by a malicious Web server may result in additional malicious files being downloaded to the compromised computer.

Affected

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Me
  • Windows NT
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

Response

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.
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