Backdoor.Tofsee

Short bio

Backdoor.Tofsee is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a Trojan that is polymorphic in nature.

Type and source of infection

Backdoor.Tofsee is capable of making changes to the settings on affected systems and stealing information from them. Once executed, it is capable of tracking users online activities, opening affected systems for infiltration to steal personal information and credentials, and changing browser and DNS settings.

Backdoor.Tofsee can be distributed via email as attachments. It can also be bundled with other programs.

Protection

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

block Backdoor.Tofsee

Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.Tofsee

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove Backdoor.Tofsee 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.

If you find that your system is affected by this, we advise to change your passwords immediately.

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