The February release of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) includes updated detections for the following malware families:
The updates include detections for the latest variants from these malware families. There were no new malware families added to the MSRT this month.
The MSRT works in tandem with real-time antimalware products such as Windows Defender for Windows 10. An up-to-date real-time security product is the best protection against malware and unwanted software. It’s also important to keep all your software up-to date and regularly back up your files.