Threat description




UpdtKiller.A is capable of terminating processes belonging to anti-virus products in order to avoid detection.


Automatic action

When detected during scanning, F-Secure SAFE will prompt you for a desired action. You may assess the detected file and choose to Uninstall, Quarantine or keep it installed on your device. More information about these options can be found at Help Center: Assess files detected during scanning.

Technical Details

UpdtKiller.A connects to a command and control (C&C) server, where it forwards harvested user data to and receives further command from. This malware is also capable of killing anti-virus processes in order to avoid being detected.

UpdtKiller.A as seen on a device

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