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 communication from a compromised machine to its controlling server.
Symantec antivirus programs use Trojan horse as a generic detection when detecting many individual but varied Trojan horse programs for which specific definitions have not been created.
In these cases, a generic detection is used because it protects against many Trojans that share similar characteristics.
- 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