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Trojan:Win32/Tibs.IU


Win32/Tibs describes a generic detection for files used across multiple pieces of malware affiliated with the 'Tibs' malware distribution network. Win32/Tibs malware typically use a particular method of code obfuscation in an attempt to avoid detection. The malware that lies "underneath" may have virtually any purpose.


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 the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.

Threat behavior

Trojan:Win32/Tibs.IU is a generic detection for files used across multiple pieces of malware affiliated with the 'Tibs' malware distribution network. Win32/Tibs malware typically use a particular method of code obfuscation in an attempt to avoid detection. The malware that lies "underneath" may have virtually any purpose.

Symptoms

There are no obvious symptoms that indicate the presence of this malware on an affected machine.

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.49.2612.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.175.521.0 and higher
First detected on: Jan 27, 2009
This entry was first published on: Mar 13, 2009
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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