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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
It can be installed by other malware. We have also seen it spread as a spam email attachment.
See the Win32/Upatre family description for more information.
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.
Prevent malware infections from spam emails
- For enterprise users:
- Follow the appropriate Exchange Online Protection instructions to suit your business needs.
- Learn about how Office 365 can help you block spam using machine learning. See First look at Advanced Threat Protection: new tools to stop unknown malware & phishing attacks for details.
- Be aware of the dangers in opening suspicious emails. Don't open email attachments or links from untrusted sources.
- The Microsoft SmartScreen filter can also help detect spam. It’s built-in and enabled by default in Microsoft email programs.
- Submit spam and non-spam messages to Microsoft for analysis.
Get more help
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.