Published Feb 14, 2012 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Stekct.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan horse Dropper.Generic5.AGAU (AVG) Win32.HLLW.Autoruner1.11800 (Dr.Web) Win32/Gyimface.A worm (ESET) Trojan.Win32.Pakes (Ikarus) Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Daws.miu (Kaspersky) Trojan:Win32/Comisproc (other) Worm:Win32/Pushbot.gen!C (other) Mal/ZboCheMan-A (Sophos) Skype worm (other)

Summary

Worm:Win32/Stekct.A is a worm that spreads by sending a message via social media and popular Internet chat programs that contains a hyperlink to the worm.

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:

For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.

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