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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: TROJ_STASER.AB (Trend Micro) Win32/ELEX.S (ESET) Trojan.Win32.Staser.fv (Kaspersky) Mal/Cleaman-B (Sophos) Trojan.Win32.Staser (Ikarus) TR/Staser.rfm (Avira) W32/Staser.FV!tr (Fortinet) Adware-Bprotect (McAfee) Adware.Mutabaha.25 (Dr.Web) Trojan/Win32.Staser (AhnLab)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This family of malware can do the following:
- Change your browser settings
- Download and run files, including other malware
It spreads through software bundlers and download managers, like GoPlayer Download Manager, that advertise free software or games.