Aliases: Win-Trojan/Injector.636416.D (AhnLab) W32/Dorkbot.B.gen!Eldorado (Command) Trojan.Injector!mcxcCCeftrA (VirusBuster) W32.IRCBot.NG (Symantec) WORM_DORKBOT.QUN (Trend Micro) ngrBot (other)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This family of worms can steal your user names and passwords by spying on what you do online. They can block websites that are related to security updates and launch a limited denial of service (DoS) attack.
They spread through USB flash drives, instant messaging programs, and social networks.
There is more information in the Win32/Dorkbot family description.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
This threat tries to steal your sensitive and confidential information. If you think your information has been stolen, see:
You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:
This threat tries to use the Windows Autorun function to spread via removable drives, like USB flash drives. You can disable Autorun to prevent worms from spreading:
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.