Published Dec 08, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Yektel

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
 
Win32/Yektel is a family of trojans that display fake warnings of spyware or malware in an attempt to lure the user into installing or paying money to register rogue security products such as Trojan:Win32/FakeXPA. It is downloaded by most variants of Win32/FakeXPA.

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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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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