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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This family of trojans install browser addons that claim to protect you from other addons. These addons can make changes to your home page and also install Win32/Sefnit.
These trojans are commonly installed by Win32/Brantall.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
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