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TrojanDropper:Win32/Rotbrow.A


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

It can install browser add-ons that claim to protect you from other add-ons. These add-ons can make changes to your home page and also install Win32/Sefnit.

This trojan might have been installed by a member of the Win32/Brantall family.

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

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  



What to do now

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.

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

More details are available in the Win32/Rotbrow 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: Aug 25, 2014

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