Published Jun 14, 2011|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Dorkbot

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Win-Trojan/Injector.636416.D (AhnLab) W32/Dorkbot.B.gen!Eldorado (Command) Trojan.Injector!mcxcCCeftrA (VirusBuster) W32.IRCBot.NG (Symantec) WORM_DORKBOT.QUN (Trend Micro) ngrBot (other)

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This family of worms can steal your user names and passwords by watching what you do online. They can also download other malware and stop you from visiting security-related websites. Some variants can use your PC in a denial of service (DoS) attack.

They spread via infected USB flash drives, or in a malicious link sent though instant messaging programs and social networks.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

 

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