Published Jul 14, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Lecpetex.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

A malicious hacker can use this threat to collect your personal information and install other malware. They can also install malware that uses your PC for bitcoin mining.

This threat is usually installed by other malware, including TrojanDownloader:Java/Carastavona.F and other members of the Lecpetex family.

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

Protect your sensitive information

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:

Get more help

You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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