Published Nov 25, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Pochi.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan.Win32.Scar.ajze (Kaspersky) Trojan.Scar!dQ4lDa5J0us (VirusBuster) Trojan.Win32.Scar (Ikarus) Trj/Scar.N (Panda) TROJ_SCAR.AD (Trend Micro)

Summary

Worm:Win32/Pochi.A is a worm that spreads via logical drives. It also changes computer settings to hide known file extensions.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following:
 
 
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
Additional remediation instructions for Worm:Win32/Pochi.A
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: 
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