Published Nov 05, 2007 | Updated Apr 16, 2011

Win32/ConHook

High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Darksma!generic (CA) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.ConHook (Kaspersky) Downloader-AWX (McAfee) W32/ConHook (Norman) Troj/ConHook (Sophos) Downloader (Symantec) TROJ_CONHOOK (Trend Micro)

Summary

Win32/Conhook is a family of Trojans that installs themselves as Browser Helper Objects (BHOs), and connects to the Internet without user consent. They also terminate specific security services, and download additional malware to the computer.
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 will detect and remove this threat:
 
 
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
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