Trojan/Backdoor - Storm/Pecoan.AG Worm Detection

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5526


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


Activity generated by the Storm/Pecoan.AG worm have been detected by PVS. This activity indicates that the host in question is currently communicating with a Storm Command and Control server, and is likely participating in spamming activities.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 5526

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2010/04/29

Modified: 2016/01/15

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/27