Published May 20, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Upatre

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This program installs unwanted software on your PC without your consent.

Installation can include additional malware or malware components to an affected PC.

In the wild, we have seen this malware download updates of itself and variants of , , and .Win32/ZbotWin32/VawtrakWin32/Dyzap

It can be installed by other malware. We have seen it arrive as an attachment to spam that is distributed by the , , and  family.Win32/CutwailSpammer:Win32/HedsenW97M/Bartallex

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

Use the following free software detects and removes this threat:Microsoft 

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that are hiding on your .PC

Enable the  (MAPS) on your system to protect your enterprise software security infrastructure in the cloud.Microsoft Active Protection Service

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