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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.