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TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.C


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat can download and install programs, including other malware such as Win32/Sefnit and Win32/Rotbrow.

It gets on your PC by pretending to be an installer for other, legitimate programs. It can install the legitimate program at the same time as malware.

More details are available in the Win32/Brantall family description.



What to do now

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.

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.

Threat behavior

More details are available in the Win32/Brantall family description.


Symptoms

Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.161.894.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.161.1547.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 28, 2013
This entry was first published on: Oct 28, 2013
This entry was updated on: Nov 07, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
No known aliases