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  4. HTTP Turboprofit Downloader Activity

HTTP Turboprofit Downloader 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 TurboProfit download activity over HTTP.

Additional Information

This activity may allow remote attackers to take control of compromised user systems.

Affected

  • Windows

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. Restart the computer in Safe mode or VGA mode.
4. Run a full system scan
5. Edit the registry and look for references to the Trojan.
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