Generic Botnet Client Detection (deprecated)
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3118
SynopsisThe remote host has been compromised and is running a 'backdoor' program.
DescriptionThe remote host appears to be running a machine that has been compromised and is being controlled by a botnet. A botnet is a network of compromised computers that are remotely controlled by a malicious bot administrator. Botnets are commonly used for
running Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against other networks
scanning and compromising new systems
SolutionManually inspect the machine for malicious processes. In addition, you may wish to consider installing security software that detects and blocks this sort of malicious software.