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Alert level: Severe
Windows Defenderdetects and removes this threat.
This threat is a Dell root certificate for which the private keys were leaked. This means a malicious hacker can use this certificate to modify your browsing experience and steal sensitive information.
Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.
The following free Microsoft software detects and removes the vulnerable certificates from the certificate root store, as well as the affected binaries that might re-install the vulnerable certificate:
Windows Defenderfor Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, orMicrosoft Security Essentialsfor Windows 7 and Windows Vista
Microsoft Safety Scanner
Article ID: 4026397 - Last Review: 29 Jul 2017 - Revision: 1