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TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.B


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

It can download and install other programs. We have seen other variants in the family downloading Win32/Sefnit and Win32/Rotbrow malware.

This trojan can get on your PC by pretending to be an installer for other, legitimate programs. It may install those programs as well as other malware.

More details are available in the Win32/Brantall family description.



What to do now

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

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.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

Threat behavior

More details are available in the Win32/Brantall family description.


Symptoms

Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.161.631.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.173.2181.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 24, 2013
This entry was first published on: Oct 24, 2013
This entry was updated on: Mar 14, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
No known aliases