security software detects and removes this threat.
This family of malware uses stealth to hide its presence on your PC. Trojans in this family can do different things, including:
- Downloading and running other files
- Contacting remote hosts
- Disabling security features
Members of the family can also change search results, which can generate money for the attackers who use Sirefef.
Variants of Win32/Sirefef may be installed by other malware, including variants of the Trojan:Win32/Necurs family.
For more information, please see the Win32/Sirefef family description.