Threat Database Rootkits Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen


By Domesticus in Rootkits

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 9,133
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 315
First Seen: July 4, 2012
Last Seen: August 13, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen is a rootkit Trojan that has capability of controlling the victim's web browsing by rerouting search results to advertising and even unsafe websites. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen also strives to create pay-per-click benefit for cybercriminals. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen can drop other malware infections, disguise its existence, and perform other harmful activities on the compromised PC. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen can evade detection and deletion by many asecurity tool. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen can monitor applications that may run on the affected PC. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen can also restrict security applications from running. Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen will block processes and display a warning alert that will claim the file is compromised.


Win32/Sirefef.FB.Gen may call the following URLs:


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