Published Feb 06, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Swizzor

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Swizzor.gen (McAfee) Swizzor.gen (Norman) Troj/Swizz-Fam (Sophos) Adware.Lop (Symantec)

Summary

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Swizzor is a detection for a family of trojans that may inject code into the Web browser application Internet Explorer to display adware, or to download other threats.
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 the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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