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 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.

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

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