Short bio

Backdoor.Agent is is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for backdoors that enable threat actors 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 other malicious activities. For example, they can add the system to a botnet or use it to mine Bitcoins.


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

block Backdoor.Agent

Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.Agent


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 MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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