Published Aug 30, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Sefnit.AU

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This trojan is part of the Win32/Sefnit family. These trojans can allow a hacker to access your PC, download files, spread through the eMule peer-to-peer file sharing network, and use your PC and Internet connection to do clickfraud.

This particular variant is used by the family to install and update itself on your PC.

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.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

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