Published Oct 19, 2015 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CO

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat can download other malware onto your PC, such as variants of Win32/Zbot, Win32/Vawtrak, Win32/Evotob and Win32/Dyzap.

It can be installed by other malware. We have seen it arrive as an attachment to spam that is distributed by the Win32/Cutwail and Win32/Hedsen family.

See the Win32/Upatre family description for more information.

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

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