A remote administration utility that bypasses normal security mechanisms to secretly control a program, computer or network.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.
Manual disinfection for RBot backdoor requires renaming of an infected file, usually located in Windows or Windows System folder and restarting a system.
Please note that the backdoor's file may have read-only, system and hidden attributes, so Windows Explorer has to be configured to show such files. For more information, please see the Backdoor description.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
Check for the latest database updates
First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.
Submit a sample
After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.
NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.
Exclude a file from further scanning
If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.
Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.
Backdoor:W32/RBot is a large family of backdoors - remote administration utility program that, once installed on a computer, allows a user access and control it over a network or the Internet. When used maliciously, these programs allow a remote attacker to control the infected computer, usually without the knowledge or consent of the system's main user(s).
A remote attacker may use the backdoor to perform a variety of actions, such as stealing data, executing commands on the affected machine or accessing other machines on a local network.