Published Mar 03, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/EyeStye

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: SpyEye (other) EyeSpy (other)

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This family of trojans try to steal your sensitive data, such your website login details, and send it to a malicious hacker.

It can also download and run files, such as updates of its components. It might use a rootkit to hide what it is doing on your PC.

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.

Protect your sensitive information

This threat tries to steal your sensitive and confidential information. If you think your information has been stolen, see:

You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:

Additional remediation instructions for this threat

This threat might make lasting changes to your PC's settings that won't be restored when it's cleaned. The following steps can help change these settings back to what you want:

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

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

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