Published Apr 10, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Backdoor:Win32/Poisonivy.E

Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Poisonivy is a backdoor trojan that allows unauthorized access and control of an affected machine. It attempts to hide by injecting itself into other processes.
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 the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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