Intrusion Prevention

DistTrack.Botnet

Description

This indicates a system might be infected by DistTrack botnet.
DistTrack, also known as Shamoon, is a computer virus that attacks computers running Microsoft Windows operating system. The virus is being used for cyber espionage in the energy sector.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows system is vulnerable.

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

If required, the signature's action can be set to "Block".
Use Anti-Virus software to scan and clean the system.