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PWS:Win32/Prast!rts


PWS:Win32/Prast!rts is a name used for password stealer trojan detections that have been added to Microsoft signatures after advanced automated analysis.


What to do now

Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
 
Note: Detection for files reported as PWS:Win32/Prast!rts have been added to our signatures after specific malicious behaviors were observed during advanced automated analysis. If you believe that this file has been reported in error, we encourage you to submit the affected file to us for further analysis. Be sure to indicate that this may be an incorrect detection by checking the checkbox and adding a note to the comments field of the submission form.

Threat behavior

PWS:Win32/Prast!rts is a name used for password stealer trojan detections that have been added to Microsoft signatures after advanced automated analysis.

Symptoms

Alert notifications or detections of this malware from installed antivirus or security software may be the only other symptom(s).

Prevention


Alert level: High
First detected by definition: 1.59.3.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.173.2373.0 and higher
First detected on: May 20, 2009
This entry was first published on: Mar 31, 2010
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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