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The family selected for addition to MSRT this month is Win32/Bamital. Win32/Bamital was first discovered in September 2009 and was able to intercept and modify queries performed by search engines such as AltaVista, Bing, Google and Yahoo. Win32/Bamital has evolved over a number of generations, employing a varying range of system modifications to ensure that the malicious code is executed. Whilst the complexity of Win32/Bamital has increased over time, the core functionality of search hijacking has remained.