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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Aug 23, 2009 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Slugin.A (CA) (Kaspersky) W32/Slugin-A (Sophos) Win32/Slugin.A (AVG) Win32.Slugin.A (BitDefender) W32/Wplugin (McAfee) W32/Wplugin.A (Panda)


Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This threat can install other malware, including Virus:Win32/Slugin.A!dll, which can give a malicious hacker access to your PC.

It can spread through network or removable drives, such as USB flash drives. It can also spread via infected email attachments. 

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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