Published Apr 08, 2015 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Dexter

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan/Win32.PornoAsset (AhnLab) Win32/Poxters.A trojan (ESET) W32/Poxter.A!tr (Fortinet) BKDR_DEXTR.A (Trend Micro) Troj/Trackr-U (Sophos) Infostealer.Dexter (Symantec)

Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.

This malware family can steal credit card information from point-of-sale systems.

It can be installed by a malicious hacker using brute force to guess your password, or through a software vulnerability.

 Use the following free Microsoftsoftware to detect and remove this threat:

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

Protect your sensitive information

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:

Get more help

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

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

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