W32/Pahooka!worm is classified as an Internet worm.
Internet worm has the functionality to spread to other systems using NetBIOS/SMB, SMTP, MSN Messenger, P2P applications, or Mobile network.
The Fortinet Anti-Virus Analyst Team is currently in the process of creating a detailed description for this virus.
- FortiGate Systems
- Check the main screen using the web interface for your FortiGate unit to ensure that the latest AV/NIDS database has been downloaded and installed on your system - if required, enable the "Allow Push Update" option.
- Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.