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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.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
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You can also ask for help from other PC users at the Microsoft virus and malware community.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.