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Win32/Pluzoks is a trojan that silently downloads and installs files without your consent.
The following 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.
Win32/Pluzoks is a trojan that downloads and installs other files without your knowledge or consent.
Win32/Pluzoks is installed by other malware, detected as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Pluzoks.A. It changes the registry so that it automatically runs every time Windows starts, as in the following example:
In subkey: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunSets value: "ozplusv3"With data: "<malware file name>.exe"
The registry data might be different for different variants of Win32/Pluzoks.
This malware creates data files on your PC, as in the following example:
The file names may differ among variants of the trojan, for example:
Win32/Pluzoks may download updates of itself, or other files.
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