Aliases: Win32/TojanDownloader.Necurs.B (ESET) Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Necurs.va (Kaspersky)
Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.
This family of malware work together to download other malware, including threats from the Win32/Sirefef and Win32/Medfos families. They can also give a malicious hacker backdoor access and control of your PC.
These threats can be installed at the same time as rogue security software, such as Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec. We have also seen them installed by variants of the Blacole family, the Win32/Beebone family, the Win32/Zbot family, and the Win32/Dorkbot family.
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.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.