Rmnet.12 created a million Windows computer botnet
Doctor Web?a Russian anti-virus company?reports an outbreak of the Win32.Rmnet.12 virus that enabled attackers to create a botnet incorporating over million infected computers. Win32.Rmnet.12 infects Windows PCs, performs backdoor tasks and steals passwords stored by popular ftp clients. The passwords may later be used used to mount network attacks and infect websites. Win32.Rmnet.12 processes commands from a remote server which may include bringing down the OS.
NOD32, Sandboxie (Paid), AppGuard, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Emsisoft Emergency Kit, DrWeb Cureit, AVIRA Rescue CD, Image for Windows/Image for DOS/Image for Linux, Firefox (Adblock Plus, Subscriptions: EasyList+EasyPrivacy+Malware Domains), Norton DNS