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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This malware family is well known for being tricky to detect and remove because of its file-less design after infection. They infect your PCs so malware perpetrators can perform click-fraud and install additional malware on your machines.
They can steal your personal information, download more malware, or give a malicious hacker access to your PC.
You can read more about this threat on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) blog:
- Windows Defender Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 Microsoft Security Essentials Windows 7 Windows Vista for , or for and
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
This threat tries to steal your sensitive and confidential information. If you think your information has been stolen, see:
You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:
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