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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.

Enable MAPS 

Enable the Microsoft Active Protection Service (MAPS) on your system to protect your enterprise software security infrastructure in the cloud.

  1. Check if MAPS is enabled in your Microsoft security product:

    1. Select Settings and then select MAPS.

    2. Select Advanced membership, then click Save changes. With the MAPS option enabled, your Microsoft anti-malware security product can take full advantage of Microsoft's cloud protection service

  2. Join the Microsoft Active Protection Service Community
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
This entry was first published on: Feb 03, 2011
This entry was updated on: Jun 02, 2015

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