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  • Blog Post: Win32/Renocide, the aftermath

    On March 8th, we announced the release of our latest Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT), version that included detection and cleaning capabilities for a backdoor enabled worm we are calling Win32/Renocide . If you are not familiar with this threat, we recommend reading our encyclopedia entry here...
  • Blog Post: May MSRT by the numbers

    In May, we added Win32/Ramnit to the Microsoft Removal Tool (MSRT) detection capability, as my colleague Scott Molenkamp blogged . As of May 20th, MSRT disinfected 52,549 computers from the Win32/Ramnit infection. Ramnit is one of the four parasitic viruses out of the top 10 detected threat families...