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Trojan:Win32/SystemHijack.gen!C


Trojan:Win32/SystemHijack.gen is a generic detection that uses advanced heuristics in the Microsoft Antivirus engine to detect malware that displays particular types of malicious behavior.


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/SystemHijack.gen is a generic detection that uses advanced heuristics in the Microsoft Antivirus engine to detect malware that displays particular types of malicious behavior.
No further information is currently available.

Symptoms

Malware detected as Trojan:Win32/SystemHijack.gen can display a wide range of different malicious behaviors, hence we are unable to list symptoms specific to this detection.

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.45.287.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.89.394.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Feb 03, 2009
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

This threat is also detected as:
No known aliases