This threat has been renamed to Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec.

What to do now

The following 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.

There are instructions on how to remove the "MS Removal Tool" variant of this malware in the following article:

Some Winwebsec variants can stop your security software from running by closing or ending programs, processes and services. In some cases you might need to use Windows Defender Offline to fully clean your PC:

The following articles might help if you're having trouble getting the tool to work:

After you've used Windows Defender Offline, you should make sure your security software is up to date and run a full scan:

The summary tab has all the available details for this threat.


Alert level: Severe
This entry was first published on: Sep 06, 2010
This entry was updated on: Oct 09, 2013

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