Published May 05, 2006 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Ganda

High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
 
Win32/Ganda is a mass-mailing worm that targets Microsoft Windows.
 
The worm sends a copy of itself as an e-mail attachment to email addresses that it finds on the infected computer. The e-mail may be in English or Swedish. The worm infects the computer when the user opens the attachment. Win32/Ganda can also exploit the Windows vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-020. Win32/Ganda.A@mm has a file-infector component that infects PE executable files.

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

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

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

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