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VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat has been "obfuscated", which means it has tried to hide its purpose so your security software doesn't detect it.

The malware that lies underneath this obfuscation can have almost any purpose.



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.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

Threat behavior

This threat has been "obfuscated", which means it has tried to hide its purpose so your security software doesn't detect it.

The malware that lies underneath this obfuscation can have almost any purpose.


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: 1.175.211.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Nov 22, 2007
This entry was updated on: Nov 25, 2013

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No known aliases