Short Bio

This is the detection for remote access Trojans that give the threat actor almost full control of the affected system. It is also capable of stealing information and keylogging.

Common infection method

The infection methods are diverse, but they are usually part of a targeted attack.


Malwarebytes can remove Backdoor.XTRat without further user interaction. If this Trojan has been active, users should take precaution, assuming that there has been a security breach and information has been stolen.

Associated threats

Also known as Extreme RAT

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