Published Jul 05, 2015 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.DQ

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: W32.Virut.CF (Symantec) PE_VIRUX.S-2 (Trend Micro)

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat can give a malicious hacker unauthorized access and control of your PC.

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