Intrusion Prevention

Pushdo.Botnet

Description

This indicates detection of network traffic that may be generated by the W32/Pushdo virus.
W32/Pushdo is malicious program that acts as a trojan downloader. Its main purpose is to download a wide variety a malicious content and to disclose some system information to a remote controller.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows system

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Use antivirus software to scan and clean computers that may be infected.