Backdoor.Agent

Short Bio

This is a generic detection for backdoors that enable the threat actor to gain remote access (and control) over an affected system.

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

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this threat 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.

Associated threats

  • Backdoor.Agent.E
  • Backdoor.Agent.Generic

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