Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.
This virus is a component of Win32/Alureon - a family of data-stealing malware. They allow a hacker to collect confidential information such as your user names, passwords, and credit card data.
The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:
However, in some cases you may need to use the free tool Windows Defender Offline to fully clean your PC:
The following articles may help if you're having trouble getting the tool to work:
After you've used Windows Defender Offline, you should make sure your security software is up to date and 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.
You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.
For more information on Alureon, see the Alureon family description.
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