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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: No associated aliases
This threat is a member of the WinNT/Simda family.
Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this program.
This virus spreads by attaching its code to other files on your PC or network. Some of the infected programs might no longer run correctly.
What to do now
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.
You might need to manually remove this program:
Get more help
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.