Win16.Thing is a backdoor Trojan with remote administration tool capabilities and it spreads like a worm. It started as a backdoor Trojan key logger. Actually, this particular threat has mutated so much it is hard to say what it does anymore.
The fake ones send out a pop-up saying they have the real version to get them to download something. If you happen to see a notification saying, you have “The Thing” then you are being scammed. You will want to follow the directions below to remove the threat.
Backdoor.Win32.Win16.Thing aka Troj/Win16-Thing, the thing
Manual Removal Instructions:
1. Stop the following processes
2. Unregister the following DLL files
Software Removal Instructions:
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