Trojan/Backdoor - Phase Zero Detection
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1916
SynopsisThe remote host has a backdoor installed.
DescriptionPhase Zero is installed. This backdoor allows anyone to partially take the control of the remote system. An attacker may use it to steal your password or prevent your system from working properly.
SolutionLook for the registry key MsgServ in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run with value msgsvr32.exe. Search for any suspicious files in the run key, and if found locate the file, open it and search for the text string "phAse Zero". If found, then delete that file and delete the registry value from the registry. Manually inspect and repair this system