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Published Apr 21, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win-Trojan/Scar.264704.E (AhnLab) TR/Dldr.Banload.PVD (Avira) Trojan-Banker.Win32.Banbra (Ikarus) Trojan.Win32.Scar.doge (Kaspersky) Mal/Behav-103 (Sophos) TROJ_SCAR.TQ (Trend Micro)


Trojan:Win32/Scar.O is a trojan that redirects web browser navigation away from certain online financial websites to another IP address. The destination server and page could host an imitation logon screen for the purpose of capturing user-entered credentials.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following: For more information about using antivirus software, see
Additional remediation instructions
This threat may make lasting changes to a computer's configuration that are NOT restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an infected computer to its pre-infected state, please see the following article/s:
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