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System Infected: W32.Almanahe.B 3

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 network activity related to W32.Almanahe.B

Additional Information

W32.Almanahe.B is a worm that infects executable files. It attempts to spread to network shares protected by weak passwords. It also attempts to end certain security-related processes on the compromised computer.

Affected

  • Various Windows Platforms

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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