Aliases: TR/Dldr.DNSChanger (Avira) Win32/Alureon (CA) Trojan.DnsChange (Dr.Web) Trojan.Zlob (Ikarus) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Zlob (Kaspersky) DNSChanger (McAfee) Troj/Zlob (Sophos) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Femad (Sunbelt Software) Trojan.Zlob (Symantec) TROJ_DNSCHAN (Trend Micro)
Windows Defender detects this threat.
This family of data-stealing trojans can give a malicious hacker access to collect confidential information stored in your PC, such as your user names, passwords, and credit card data.
They can also send malicious data to your PC and corrupt some driver files, making them unusable.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
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:
Get more help
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.