We have a windows 2003 server with SQL 2005.
The task manager and the reg edit are disabled for administrator. Is this an indication of a virus?
We have Trend micro installed but the client will not start.
Is it possible to clean the server if infected or it is too late?
If this is a virus...we have SQL 2005 databases on this server. What is the probability that the data is infected?
Should it be safe to rebuild the server and restore the SQL data back.
The SQL databases store data for a web client application (ClearQuest); would that application be affected by the virus?
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges.
Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …