Wootbot identifies a large family of backdoor programs.
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.
For general instructions on disinfecting a local network infection, please see Eliminating A Local Network Outbreak.
CAUTION Manual disinfection is a risky process; it is recommended only for advanced users.
Manual disinfection for Wootbot 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.
These tools allow to contol victims' computers remotely by sending specific commands to them. Also these backdoors can steal data and spread to computers vulnerable to exploits. In addition Wootbot is capable of working as a proxy and can use strong encryption of its connections.
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