Published Jun 04, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Caphaw

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This malware family can give a malicious hacker access and control of your PC. Threats in this family can also try to steal your online banking details.

They spread via Facebook, Youtube, Skype, removable drives, and drive-by malware. When they spread via Facebook, they can posts on your wall. The post might look like this:

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

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

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

Protect your sensitive information

This threat tries to steal your sensitive and confidential information. If you think your information has been stolen, see:

You should change your passwords after you've removed this threat:

Get more help

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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