Published Apr 02, 2012|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Gamarue

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This malware family can give a malicious hacker control of your PC. The malware can also steal your sensitive information and change your PC security settings.

We've seen them installed by exploit kits and other malware. They can also be attached to spam emails.

Some variants of this family are worms and can spread by infecting removable drives (such as USB flash drives or portable hard disks). If you plug those drives into another PC, the worm will infect that PC as well. See Worm:Win32/Gamarue for more information.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

 

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