Short Bio

Backdoor.LuminosityLink is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a range of remote access Trojans that give threat actors full control over the affected machine and usually include a keylogger.

Type and source of infection

LuminosityLink is offered for download on the publishers site as a remote administration tool. Although the application itself is a legitimate one, it is often abused (as in these Trojans).


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

block Backdoor.LuminosityLink

Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.LuminosityLink


Malwarebytes can remove Backdoor.LuminosityLink 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.

You may find other malware if this Trojan has been active. Users of infected system should be aware that important credentials may have been stolen.

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