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Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.
Some Sefnit versions can monitor Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox to hijack search results when you use search engines such as Bing, Yahoo!, and Google.
They can be downloaded by other malware, or bundled with other software and downloaded through peer-to-peer file sharing networks.
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.
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