Published Sep 15, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Carberp.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Backdoor.Win32.IRCNite.jg (Kaspersky) Trojan.Zbot (Symantec)

Summary

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Carberp.A is a trojan that silently downloads and installs other programs without consent. This could include the installation of additional malware or malware components to an affected computer.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
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