Trojan/Backdoor Detection - Conficker Detection

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4977


The remote host has been compromised and is running a 'backdoor' program.


The remote host seems to be infected by the Conficker worm. This worm has several capabilities that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote operating system. The remote host might also be attempting to propagate the worm to third-party hosts.


Update your antivirus and perform a full scan of the remote operating system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 4977

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2009/03/30

Modified: 2016/01/15

Nessus ID: 36036

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical