Published Aug 10, 2012 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan-Spy.Win32.Gauss.wmiq (Kaspersky) Trojan.Gauss.7 (Dr.Web) Win32/Spy.Gauss.A trojan (ESET) PWS-Gauss (McAfee) W32/Gauss-A (Sophos) TSPY_GAUSS.EVL (Trend Micro) Gauss (other)


TrojanSpy:Win32/Gauss.A is a trojan that terminates certain system processes. It also loads other malware, which may already be installed in your computer.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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