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System Infected: Trojan.Ranbot 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.

Description

This signature detects Trojan.Ranbot activity on the infected computer.

Additional Information

Trojan.Ranbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door and steals information from a compromised computer.

Affected

  • Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Response

The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
Update the virus definitions.
Restart the computer in Safe mode or Safe mode with Command Prompt.
Run a full system scan.
Delete any values added to the registry.
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