Microsoft has recently released its Malicious Software Removal Tool version 5.4 for September  2013, with the ability to detect and remove Simda Trojan. “Simda is a multi-component malware family that includes trojan, backdoor, password-stealing, downloader and file-infector variants. It is very rare for a single malware family to possess all of these characteristics “ noted in Microsoft Malware protection Center blog.

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Simda has been evolved from password-stealing trojan to a banking Trojan, as it has targeted banks in Russia and Europe. Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4 detects the DLL injected into Windows Processes by banking trojan as PWS:Win32/Simda.a.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4 detects Simda trojan

Apart from MSRT, other Microsoft security products such as Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows, Windows Defender on Windows 8 and Microsoft Safety Scanner also have got Simda trojan detection and cleaning capabilities.

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Microsoft recommends to run their anti-malware tool regularly even though computer your is virus-free.

Download Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.4

Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool is not an antivirus program, its an on-demand antivirus tool distributed via Windows Updates and also available as standalone program, you can download it from here.