Backdoor.Agent

Short bio

Backdoor.Agent is a generic detection for backdoors that enable threat actors to gain remote access (and control) over an affected system.

 

Symptoms

Backdoors can be used to spy on the system’s user, and the threat actor can use the affected system for other malicious activities. For example, they can add the system to a botnet or use it to mine Bitcoins.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Backdoor.Agent by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Backdoor.Agent without further user interaction. It is recommended to do a full system scan since this backdoor may have been used to install more malware onto the system.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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