Published Sep 13, 2009 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Rimecud

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

This family of worms has multiple components that spread via removable drives and instant messaging. The worms can also let a remote malicious hacker to get access to your PC.

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This family of worms has multiple components that spread via removable drives and instant messaging.

The worms can also let a remote malicious hacker to get access to your PC.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

Use the following free  software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

This threat tries to use the function to spread via removable drives, like flash drives. You can disable to prevent worms from spreading:Windows AutorunUSBAutorun

Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have security software, see this topic on our software help page:Microsoft

You can also visit our  or search the for more help.advanced troubleshooting pageMicrosoft virus and malware community

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