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System Infected: Trojan.Pandex Request

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.Pandex activity on the compromised system.

Additional Information

Trojan.Pandex is a Trojan horse that sends spam from a remote server and gathers email addresses from the compromised computer.

Affected

  • Various versions of Windows

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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