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  • Blog Post: MSRT November: Dofoil

    As previously noted , one of the three families added to the November release of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool is Win32/Dofoil . TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dofoil is a configurable downloader. Dofoil will attempt to receive control instructions from a remote server. The response contains...
  • Blog Post: MSRT November '11: Carberp

    We included three threat families in the November edition of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool - Win32/Carberp , Win32/Cridex and Win32/Dofoil . In this post, we discuss Win32/Carberp. The first variant of Win32/Carberp was discovered early last year. This malware has evolved from a trojan...
  • Blog Post: MSRT June '12 - cleanup on aisle one

    In the June '12 installment of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT), we take on two threat families - Win32/Kuluoz and Win32/Cleaman . This post includes information about Kuluoz as we'll discuss Cleaman later this month. Win32/Kuluoz is a multi-component trojan family that that attempts...