Published May 16, 2007 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Alureon

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win-Trojan/Tdss.174080.BM (AhnLab) Trojan.Win32.Alureon (Ikarus) Mal/Rorpian-C (Sophos) Gen:Variant.Kazy.34946 (BitDefender) BackDoor.Tdss.5070 (Dr.Web) Trojan.Win32.Menti.hvdp (Kaspersky) Backdoor.Tidserv (Symantec)

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This threat is a dropper component of the Win32/Alureon family of trojans. It installs a driver, which is detected as Trojan:WinNT/Alureon.L, and connects to a server to send information about your PC to a malicious hacker.

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Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

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