Backdoor.BetaBot

Short bio

Backdoor.BetaBot is a detection is for a family of Trojans that opens a backdoor on the infected system.

Type and source of infection

Backdoor.BetaBot is usually dropped on the system with the intent to steal information. However, threat actors behind this Trojan can also send commands to the affected system.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Backdoor.BetaBot without further user interaction.

  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.

Users that have found their system to be affected should take precautions, assuming important credentials could have been stolen.

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