Published May 16, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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PWS:Win32/Simda.gen!A is a family of password-stealing trojans that may also allow backdoor access and control to an affected computer. Its main purpose is to steal passwords and system information from a user's machine.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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