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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This threat is designed to act as an intermediary malware within an infection chain. It is also known as the "Godzilla" loader.
In the wild, this threat has been observed to download a variant of Ransom:Win32/Locky.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
Use cloud protection
The Microsoft Active Protection Service (MAPS) uses cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender for Windows 10.
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