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Trojan:Win32/FakeRean


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/FakeRean description for more information.



What to do now

The following free Microsoft 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.

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

Threat behavior

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/FakeRean description for more information.


Symptoms

Symptoms vary among different subfamilies and variants of Win32/FakeRean; below are some common variants we see in the wild:

See the relevant encyclopedia entry for a list of specific infection symptoms.


Prevention


Alert level: Low
This entry was first published on: Sep 06, 2010
This entry was updated on: May 20, 2014

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