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System Infected: Malicious Trojan Request 2

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.


This signature detects attempts to post stolen information from victim's machine to the hacker controlled servers.

Additional Information

Downloader does the following:

* Goes to a specific Web or FTP site that its author created and attempts to download new Trojans, viruses, worms, or their components.
* After the Trojan downloads the files, it executes them.


  • Various platforms


No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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