Published Aug 17, 2016 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:PowerShell/Certor.A

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a component of Trojan:JS/Certor.A and can install Tor client, Task Scheduler, Proxifier, its own certificate on your PC and on your Mozilla Firefox browser.

We have observed this threat being distributed as a malicious attachment to spam email.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.

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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