Published Apr 04, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Dorkbot.AR

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Worm:Win32/Dorkbot.AR is a member of the Win32/Dorkbot family; a family of IRC-based worms that spread via removable drives and instant messaging programs. It may also download malware that targets Skype which may allow it to spread to other contacts by sending a malicious link to your Skype contacts that points to Dorkbot. It may also download and install a Bitcoin miner to your computer.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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