Published Jul 21, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a member of the Win32/Alureon family of data-stealing malware.

A hacker can use Alureon to gather your confidential information, like your user names, passwords, and credit card data. They might also be able to transmit malicious data to your PC.

There is more information about this type of threat in the Alureon family description.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

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.

Advanced troubleshooting

To restore your PC, you might need to download and run Windows Defender Offline. See our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.

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

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