Aliases: Downloader/Win32.Andromeda (AhnLab) Backdoor.Win32.Simda.aedg (Kaspersky) Trojan horse Simda.AAP (AVG) TR/Crypt.ZPACK.94160 (Avira) Trojan.Rodricter.153 (Dr.Web) Win32/Simda.B trojan (ESET) W32/Kryptik.CQAY!tr (Fortinet)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat can give a malicious hacker access and control of your PC. It can also steal your personal information and download other malware.
It can be downloaded by an exploit when you visit a hacked or malicious website.
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.
Reset the Hosts file
This threat might change the contents of your Hosts file. You can reset it to the default:
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