Published Apr 06, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.IJ

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator are detections for programs that have had their purpose obfuscated to hinder analysis or detection by anti-virus scanners. They commonly employ a combination of methods including encryption, compression, anti-debugging and anti-emulation techniques.
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.
 
For information on additional support options worldwide, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/support/default.mspx.
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