Intrusion Prevention

Waledac.Botnet

Description

It indicates that the system might be infected by the Waledac trojan.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows system is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

Attackers can gain control over the victim system and link it into P2P networks that can be used to send large amount of spam emails or launch Denial-of-Service attacks.

Recommended Actions

Apply anti-virus protection to vulnerable systems.