Published Dec 08, 2011 | Updated Jun 09, 2016

Win32/Helompy

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Win32/Helompy is a worm that spreads via removable drives and attempts to capture and steal authentication details for a number of different websites or services, including Facebook and Gmail. The worm contacts a remote host to download arbitrary files and to upload stolen details.

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 detect and remove this threat:

For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.

This worm attempts to steal sensitive and confidential information from affected users to perpetrate fraud. If you believe that your personal financial information may have been compromised, please refer to the following advisory for additional advice:

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