Published Jan 29, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan horse Pakes_c.AMES (AVG) Gen:Variant.Kazy.317299 (BitDefender) W32/Sefnit.CW!tr (Fortinet)


Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat can redirect your web browser to show you ads or download other malware.  

It can be installed by Trojan:Win32/Miuref.A and Trojan:Win32/Miuref.gen!A.

See the Win32/Miuref family description for more information.

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

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

Remove browser add-ons

You may need to remove add-ons from your browser:

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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