Published Nov 28, 2007 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Cutwail

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat downloads and runs files on your PC, including a trojan that sends spam emails. It can also steal your email user names and passwords, as well as your  credentials, using a plugin detected as .FTPPWS:Win32/Fareit.gen!C

This threat also uses a and other defensive techniques to avoid detection and removal.rootkit

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

The following free  software detects and removes this threat:Microsoft

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

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