Trend Micro’s Sysclean Detects and Removes Stuxnet Malware That Exploits Windows Shortcut LNK Vulnerability

We have covered the workaround and Microsoft Fix it tool to prevent Stuxnet malware from exploiting the LNK Shortcut vulnerability found in Windows, this will only prevent Stuxnet from infecting your computer as if your computer is already infected with Stuxnet malware Trend Micro Sysclean Tool willing automatically detects and removes Stuxnet Trojan.

According week article The Stuxnet malware does not target ordinary users, but industrial companies using Siemens SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) software.

“Siemens is distributing a Trend Micro security tool created to help organizations clean machines infected with Stuxnet malware.Stuxnet targets Siemens SCADA software and has used infected USB sticks and a Microsoft Windows vulnerability to spread”

Trend Micro Sysclean tool detects and removes Stuxnet malware from infected machinesThe .Stuxnet malware installed on a computer looks for software from Siemens and tries to steal process or production data and send it over the internet.

If your computer is infected with Stuxnet malware,

1.You can download Sysclean tool distributed by Siemens also known as Stuxnet cleaning tool

2. Extract all files from the Sysclean archive to a .

3.download latest subscriptions that Trend Micro and place that signature file in the Sysclean folder.

4. Close antivirus and other running programs and run the Sysclean tool and click Scan.

Stuxnet Removal Tool -Trend Micro sysclean

5.Sysclean will delete viruses if any are found including Stuxnet malware.

The Sysclean tool will run on Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7 32-bit.

Trend Micro blog post also says that HouseCall cleaning tool it also helps in removing Stuxnet malware.

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