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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Apr 14, 2012 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanSpy:Win32/Usteal

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan/Win32.Ruftar (AhnLab) Trojan horse PSW.Generic10.BNFS (AVG) Trojan horse PSW.Generic10.BWOI (AVG) Trojan horse PSW.Generic10.CIUL (AVG) W32/Usteal.A.gen!Eldorado (Command) W32/Troj_Generic.HCCAE (Norman) W32/Troj_Generic.JLPCB (Norman) TR/Spy.Usteal.D.988 (Avira) TR/Spy.Usteal.D.1219 (Avira) Gen:Variant.Zusy.1108 (BitDefender) Trojan.Generic.8712735 (BitDefender) Gen:Variant.Kazy.44973 (BitDefender) Trojan.Generic.KDZ.11916 (BitDefender) Gen:Variant.Symmi.11246 (BitDefender) Trojan.PWS.UFR.3136 (Dr.Web) Trojan.PWS.UFR.3111 (Dr.Web) Trojan.PWS.UFR.3047 (Dr.Web) BackDoor.Comet.152 (Dr.Web) Win32/Injector.AEJK trojan (ESET) Trojan.SuspectCRC (Ikarus) Win32.AdWare.AII (Ikarus) RDN/Generic PWS.y!bn (McAfee) RDN/Generic PWS.y!fg (McAfee) RDN/Generic PWS.y!di (McAfee) BackDoor-FAPT!02357D9CE63E (McAfee) W32/Skintrim.DVYD (Norman) Trojan.PSW.Ldpinch!238F (Rising AV) Mal/Behav-116 (Sophos) Mal/HckPk-D (Sophos) Mal/RufTar-C (Sophos)

Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This family of malware steals your usernames and passwords for online games and applications. It can also download other malware.

The trojan is usually installed on your computer when you download other applications, images or software. It is also installed by other malware such as Trojan:Win32/LockScreen.

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:

This threat can steal your usernames and passwords. After you remove this threat it is a good idea to change your passwords.

The following page has tips on how to create and use strong passwords:

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