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System Infected: Morto Worm 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.


This signature detects Worm.Morto Activity on the infected computer.

Additional Information

Worm.Morto is a worm which spreads through Remote Desktop Feature available on windows platform.It may download various other files on the victim computer and is remotely controllable.


  • Windows Platforms


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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