Published Dec 12, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:O97M/Tarbir

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: W97M_DLOAD.YKW (Trend Micro)

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat uses an infected Microsoft Office file to download other malware onto your PC.

It can arrive on your PC as spam email attachment, usually as a Word file (.doc).

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.

Prevent malware infections from spam emails
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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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