After Trojan virus from Windows 2000 server, want to see what data was accessed

Posted on 2004-11-03
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Just finished removing a trojan virus from a Windows 2000 server on our network it was sending out 40 Mbs to the Internet.

My question is how do I find out what data was being sent, where it was being sent to and what user was used to do this. Other than re-enabling the virus and using a sniffer to track it, what are some options to explore?

The previous Admin did not enable logging for the Event Viewer.

Question by:twhite25
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by:Asta Cu
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Many Viruscan Providers, such as McAfee and others, have a process where you can send a safely ZIPped file to them for analysis and advice.  McAfee has the Avant and I've used this process, they've been helpful and helps add fixes for future definition files updates.  I'd sure be reluctant to re-initiate anything directly.  Might scan system for some log related files to the processed used to find/remove it.  Which program and version installed?

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Virus Scan software is Symantec Corporate Edition version 8.1, the virus from what I can determine is the RBOT.RY WORM.
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Checked McAfee site; wonder if it's related here... was cited in one of their Regional Virus maps as a potential variant.
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