Published Nov 29, 2011|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Goblin.D.Gen (ESET) Win32/Goblin.E.Gen (ESET) Virus.Win32.Xpaj.gen (Kaspersky) Virus.Win32.Xpaj.genb (Kaspersky) Virus.Win32.Xpaj.genc (Kaspersky) W32.Xpaj.B (McAfee) Virus.Win32.Xpaj (Ikarus) PE_XPAJ.C (Trend Micro) Mal/Xpaj-B (Sophos)


Virus:Win32/Xpaj is a family of viruses that spread by infecting local files and removable and network drives. The virus attempts to download arbitrary files which may be detected as other trojans.

The virus is capable of infecting executable (EXE), driver (DLL), screen saver (SCR) and system (SYS) files.

In the wild, we have observed this virus distributed via file sharing sites, masquerading as a key generator. It may also arrive on your computer via a drive-by download.


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