Published Jul 18, 2013 | Updated

Worm:Win32/Mofksys

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this worm.

Worms automatically spread to other PCs. They can do this in a number of ways, including by copying themselves to removable drives, network folders, or spreading through email.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

What to do now

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 through 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 see our  for more help.advanced troubleshooting page

If you’re using , see our .Windows XPWindows XP end of support page

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