Published Aug 29, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Sefnit.gen!D

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a part of the Win32/Sefnit family of trojans that can give a malicious hacker access to your PC. They can then download files and use your PC and Internet connection for click fraud.

This variant spreads itself on the eMule peer-to-peer network and can download other malware.

If you have this detected on your PC, then it's likely you're infected with other parts of the Win32/Sefnit family.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

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.

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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