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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Sep 05, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Backdoor.Win32.Caphaw (Ikarus)


Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

It can give a malicious hacker access to your PC.

You might receive a Facebook post containing a link that leads to this threat. The link might look like this:

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.

Change your passwords

You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:

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.

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