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Trojan:Win32/Vundo


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.
 
This threat is a component of Win32/Vundo - a family of programs that deliver 'out of context' pop-up advertisements. They can also download and run files.
 
Vundo is often spread as a DLL file and installed on your PC as a Browser Helper Object (BHO) without your consent. The family also uses advanced techniques to avoid detection and removal.


What to do now

The following Microsoft security 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.

Threat behavior

There is more information about this type of threat in the Win32/Vundo description.

Symptoms

Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.45.287.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.187.85.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Jan 05, 2009
This entry was updated on: Oct 07, 2013

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No known aliases