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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Dec 13, 2007 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: W32/Rootkit.AAX (Command) BackDoor.Generic8.CJX (AVG) Win32/Rootkit.Agent.NCW (ESET) Rootkit.Win32.Agent.ea (Kaspersky) Generic.dx (McAfee) W32/Agent.CXNI (Norman) Troj/RKAgen-Fam (Sophos) Trojan.Srizbi (Symantec) RTKT_AGENT.JWI (Trend Micro)


Trojan:Win32/Srizbi.gen is a generic detection for Trojans that connect to remote sites to retrieve spam messages. It also uses rootkit techniques in order to hide itself from the affected user.
Scan with antivirus software
Trojan:Win32/Srizbi.gen uses rootkit methods to hide its presence, and may connect to remote sites to retrieve data or other programs.To recover from this additional malicious software, you must run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product. Several companies provide antivirus software for this purpose. For more information, see
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