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System Infected: Trojan Skintrim Activity 3

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 Trojan.Skimtrim download files which may compromise the host machine.

Additional Information

Trojan.Skintrim is a Trojan horse that downloads other risks onto the compromised computer.

Affected

  • Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, 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.
4. Delete any values added to the registry.
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