W32/Forbot-Fam

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:23 Nov 2004 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 worm Last Updated:24 Apr 2013 01:01:28 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

The name W32/Forbot-Fam is used where a file belongs to a particular family of worms, but the variant is not separately identified. Sophos's proactive protection technology will identify such files as a -Fam variant.

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  3. Use the instructions for removing generically detected files to delete the file from your computer.
  4. If you require further assistance with disinfection, contact support.

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