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Published Sep 30, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Backdoor/Win32.Fexel (AhnLab) BackDoor.Generic17.BMEA (AVG) Trojan.Click3.677 (Dr.Web) BackDoor-FBFU!7BF1E0FF1E90 (McAfee) Backdoor.Fexel (Symantec)


Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.

These threats connect to a remote server and wait for instructions from a malicious hacker. This can include instructions to download other malware, or collect information about your PC.

They can be downloaded by other malware, including Win32/Mdmbot, Win32/Moudoor, Win32/Plugx, Win32/Sensode, and Win32/Derusbi. They can also be installed when you visit a hacked or malicious website.

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.

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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