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Virus:Win32/Patched.A


Virus:Win32/Patched.A is a detection of a modification to a legitimate DLL file on an infected system.
 
The modification is designed to download and execute arbitrary files when the DLL is invoked.


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 Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.

Threat behavior

Virus:Win32/Patched.A is a detection of a modification to a legitimate DLL file on an infected system.
 
The modification is designed to download and execute arbitrary files when the DLL is invoked.

Symptoms

There are no obvious symptoms that indicate the presence of this malware on an affected machine.

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.63.1570.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.173.2181.0 and higher
First detected on: Aug 17, 2009
This entry was first published on: Sep 30, 2009
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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