Published Feb 03, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/VBInject

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

This is a generic detection for malicious files that are obfuscated using particular techniques to prevent their detection or analysis.

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

Enable MAPS 

Enable the Microsoft Active Protection Service (MAPS) on your system to protect your enterprise software security infrastructure in the cloud.

  1. Check if MAPS is enabled in your Microsoft security product:

    1. Select Settings and then select MAPS.

    2. Select Advanced membership, then click Save changes. With the MAPS option enabled, your Microsoft anti-malware security product can take full advantage of Microsoft's cloud protection service

  2. Join the Microsoft Active Protection Service Community.
Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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