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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
Win32/Yimfoca is a worm family that spreads via common instant messaging applications and social networking sites. It is capable of connecting to a remote HTTP or IRC server to receive updated configuration data. It also modifies certain system and security settings.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
This threat may add a malware program to the Windows Firewall exception list. To remove the program exception, follow these steps:
For Windows 7:
For Windows Vista:
For Windows XP:
This threat may make lasting changes to a computer's configuration that are NOT restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an infected computer to its pre-infected state, please see the following article/s:
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.