NetSpy Malware Services Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 90254


Nessus detected a malicious service running on the remote host.


Nessus detected a backdoor trojan known as NetSpy on the remote host.
A remote attacker can exploit this to have unrestricted remote control over the system.


Remove the infection or restore the system from a known set of good backups.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90254

File Name: netspy_detect.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/29/2016

Updated: 1/22/2020

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2009