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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

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.

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. 

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: 1.189.271.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Nov 22, 2007
This entry was updated on: Oct 03, 2014

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No known aliases