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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: Spyware/Win32.Zbot (AhnLab) TR/PSW.Zbot.AM.1595 (Avira) Trojan-PWS.Win32.Zbot (Ikarus) PWS-Zbot-FASE!AA1971DE0DA0 (McAfee) Zeus (other)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
Also known as "Zeus", this trojan can:
- Lower the security of your Internet browser
- Steal sensitive information about you and your PC
- Give an attacker access and control of your PC
It is usually installed on your PC via a spam email or through a hacked website.
The Win32/Zbot family description has more information.