Netbus trojan virus.
Information about the Netbus trojan virus:
Netbus is a Win32 based Trojan program. This trojan can affect Windows95, Windows 98 and Windows NT systems. Netbus trojan needs to be executedby the user for it to be installed. Once executed by the user it will installitself in such a way that it will be active all the time. Netbus adds anentry to the Windows Registry to achieve this. The presence of Netbus installedin the computer will not be evident to the affected user. There are 3 versionsof Netbus and the size of these trojan files are;
Netbus Ver 1.5 is 473,088 bytes.
You will not get infected by Netbus merely by downloading the fileor receiving it by email. You will have to execute it to get infected.
Netbus is a remote administration trojan program similar to BackOrifice. While you are connected to the internet, if this program isrunning on your computer anyone from anywhere who has got the Netbus Clientprogram can sneak in to your computer without your permission or knowledge.The remote hacker can get any information from your computer includingyour passwords. He can execute programs in your computer, copy files, readyour email, plant other trojans or viruses, monitor the keystrokes youtype, control your mouse and a lot more. This will cause a serious securityrisk to the affected user.
Netbus Ver 1.5 first appeared in March 1998, Ver 1.6 in August 1998and the Ver 1.7 in November 1998. Each version is reported to have affecteda lot of users.
Other names of Netbus trojan virus:
This virus is also known as Backdoor.Netbus.
Removing Netbus trojan virus from your computer:
You can remove this virus from your computer by using Protector Plus antivirus software.
You can also remove this trojan manually from your computer. Manualremoval involves altering the Windows Registry. You should not try it unlessyou know how to modify the Registry. You need to modify the Windows Registryto remove the entries inserted by Netbus. Then restart your computer andfinally delete the trojan file whose location was found in the Registry.
You will have to use an antivirus software capable of detecting Netbusto ensure that you do not have this file anywhere else in your hard disk.You can use Protector Plus for that purpose.
Proland Software is the developer of Protector Plus range of antivirus software packages. Protector Plus is available for Windows 95/98, Windows NT server, Windows NT workstation, Windows 3.x, DOS and NetWare servers.
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