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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
The Win32/Fareit malware family has many components, inlcuding a password stealing component, PWS:Win32/Fareit, that steals sensitive information from your PC and sends it to a hacker.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
Protect your email accounts
This threat tries to hack your email accounts.
You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:
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