Published Apr 17, 2015 | Updated Oct 16, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!rfn

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

A is a type of  that can’t spread on its own. It relies on you to run them on your PC by mistake, or visit a hacked or malicious webpage.trojanmalware

They can steal your personal information, download more malware, or give a malicious hacker access to your PC.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

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

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

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:

Use cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10. 

Go to and make sure that your settings is turned .  Settings > Update & security > Windows Defender > Windows Defender Security Center > Virus & threat protection> Virus & threat protection settingsCloud-based ProtectionOn

You can also visit our  or search the for more help.advanced troubleshooting pageMicrosoft virus and malware community

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

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