Daily virus report (Sep 14, 2007)
Sep 14, 2007 one virus needs your attention. It is Backdoor.Win32.Gpigeon.vp. It is a backdoor program which allows the hacker to remotely control the victim computer, log the keyboard record, download the files and attack other computers.
The virus of today:
Warning level: Dangerous
It drops virus files at the operating system and registers itself as a system service. A hacker can remotely control the victim computer, log the keyboard record, download the files and attack other computers.
Anti-virus experts suggest that computer users take the following measures to protect against this virus:
Do not open suspicious mail and suspicious websites; turn off or delete unnecessary system services; patch the system in a timely manner as many viruses spread by taking advantage of the system exploits or vulnerabilities; install anti-virus software for real-time monitoring and protection; Open auto-protect function when accessing to the internet; Install personal firewall to prevent the loss of password; Set up a complicated password for the administrators account.