Alert level: Severe
Microsoft security softwaredetects and removes this threat.
Thismalwarefamily can give a malicious hacker control of your PC. The malware can also steal your sensitive information and change your PC security settings.
We've seen them installed byexploitkits and other malware. They can also be attached to spam emails.
Some variants of this family arewormsand can spread by infecting removable drives (such as USB flash drives or portable hard disks). If you plug those drives into another PC, the worm will infect that PC as well. See Worm:Win32/Gamarue for more information.....
Article ID: 4026257 - Last Review: Jul 29, 2017 - Revision: 1