What is Nanocore?

Backdoor.NanoCore is a Trojan capable of gathering information from Windows systems.

Backdoor.NanoCore Symptoms

Backdoor.NanoCore can provide the threat actor with information such as computer name and OS of the affected system. It also opens a backdoor that allows the threat actors to access the webcam and microphone, view the desktop, create internet message windows and offers other options.

How to protect against Backdoor.NanoCore

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

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Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.NanoCore

How to remove a Backdoor.NanoCore Trojan?

Malwarebytes can remove Backdoor.NanoCore 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.

Business remediation

How to remove Backdoor.NanoCore with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

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Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

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