Intrusion Prevention

DeepThroat.Mouse.Unfrozen

Description

It indicates the detection of DeepThroat trojan activity.

DeepThroat is a trojan horse that utilizes standard client-server architecture. It infects and installs the server on a victim machine. An attacker can remotely control the infected machine via a client from an attacking machine.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows system is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

This trojan horse opens up a large number of listening ports. It can be used for unauthorized access to your system.

Recommended Actions

Apply anti-virus protection to vulnerable systems
Apply appropriate patches or upgrade the system to the latest non-vulnerable version

CVE References

CVE-1999-0660