Name: Donbot Botnet
Date Discovered: July 30th, 2010
Reported Infections: Medium
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, and Android
Amount of PCs Infected: 125,000
Virus Detected on ScanGuard?: YES
How it affects the user: it spreads through peer-to-peer and will send a video that will infect your computer. It then proceeds to steal personal information.
Resolution: Download and run ScanGuard.
Summary of how to remove Virus:
Another example of a botnet is the Donbot botnet. This consists of 125,000 remotely accessed PC’s that Combined, send 800 million spam messages a day and equals to 1.3% of the globes spam volume of 230 billion messages a day.