Published Mar 24, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

PWS:Win32/Frethog

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

PWS:Win32/Frethog is a large family of password-stealing trojans that target confidential data, such as account information, from Massive Multiplayer Online Games (such as World of Warcraft, for example).
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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