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Trojan:Win32/Detplock


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a trojan which tries to do one or all of the following:

  • Download and install other malware
  • Use your computer for click fraud
  • Record your keystrokes and the sites you visit
  • Send information about your PC, including user names and browsing history, to a remote malicious hacker
  • Give a remote malicious hacker access to your PC

Due to the generic nature of this detection, we can only provide general information about it.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  



What to do now

You might need to manually update your Microsoft security software:

After updating, make sure you run a full scan. 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.

The following free Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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.

Threat behavior

Due to the generic nature of this detection, we can only provide general information about it.

The trojan help page has more information about this type of threat.


Symptoms

Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.147.1602.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.147.1602.0 and higher
First detected on: Apr 11, 2013
This entry was first published on: Apr 11, 2013
This entry was updated on: Feb 16, 2015

This threat is also detected as:
No known aliases