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System Infected: Pandora 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 Pandora Trojan that activates its payload on a particular date. It then attempts to destroy your system by either formatting the hard disk or by deleting some important folders.

Additional Information

When the trojan is executed it inserts a file, %windir%\Pandora.exe, onto the computer.
Note: %windir% is a variable. The worm locates the Windows main installation folder (by default this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and copies itself to that location.


  • Various Windows operating systems
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