Published Oct 22, 2012|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Virus:Win32/Sirefef.gen!C

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat uses stealth to hide itself. Threats in this family can do different things, including:

  • Downloading and running other files
  • Contacting remote hosts
  • Disabling security features

They can also change search results, which can generate money for the malicious hackers who use Sirefef.

Variants of Win32/Sirefef may be installed by other malware, including variants of the Trojan:Win32/Necurs family.

See the Win32/Sirefef family description for more information.

 

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