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System Infected: W32.Fujacks.B

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 the W32.Fujacks communicating and requesting information from its controlling server.

Additional Information

W32.Fujacks.A is a worm that spreads through network shares protected by weak passwords. It also copies itself to the root drive of all partitions and infects all .exe files found on the local computer. The worm ends some security-related processes and services.

Affected

  • Windows 98
  • Windows 95
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Me
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2000

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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