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System Infected: Trojan.Ecltys Activity 5

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.


Suspected command and control communication from Trojan.Ecltys has been detected. It is recommended that you update your virus definitions and run a full system scan as a precautionary measure.

Additional Information

Trojan.Ecltys open a backdoor which potentially has the ability to open a shell, download and run files, report information on the compromised machine.


  • Windows


It is recommended to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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