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System Infected: OSX.Coldroot 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 OSX.Trojan.Gen activity on the infected machine.

Additional Information

OSX.Trojan.Gen is a generic detection for many individual but varied OS X Trojans for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many Trojans that share similar characteristics.


Affected

  • MAC OS

Response

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

1. Update the virus definitions.
2. Run a full system scan.
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