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Microsoft Releases Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4

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    Microsoft Releases Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4


    Just like all the other Patch Tuesday cycles, this monthís brought us a brand new version of the popular Malicious Software Removal tool that provides users with a quick way to get rid of specific forms of malware.

    As usual, Microsoft hasnít provided us with updated release notes for this particular version, but itís safe to assume that build number 5.4 brings detection and cleaning capabilities for more malware.
    Microsoft Releases Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4

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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Just like all the other Patch Tuesday cycles, this monthís brought us a brand new version of the popular Malicious Software Removal tool that provides users with a quick way to get rid of specific forms of malware.

    As usual, Microsoft hasnít provided us with updated release notes for this particular version, but itís safe to assume that build number 5.4 brings detection and cleaning capabilities for more malware.
    Microsoft Releases Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4
    If you have Windows Update switched on, it's automatically downloaded/run monthly as part of Windows Update. This month the Win32/Simda trojan was added to it.

    "This monthís Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) release includes one new malware family Ė the high-volume banking trojan Win32/Simda."

    MSRT September 2013 - Win32/Simda - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

    If I'm not mistaken, the version numbers change monthly.
    5.1 - June 2013
    5.2 - July 2013
    5.3 - August 2013
    5.4 - September 2013
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Microsoft Releases Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4
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