Rootkit.Komodia.PUA is Malwarebytes’ detection name for software that uses a particular SSL hijacker designed by Komodia. This hijacker is vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. This is hidden from users using a special rootkit. At the time when this was revealed, the SSL hijack is also called “Superfish”.
Malwarebytes protects users from Rootkit.Komodia.PUA using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Rootkit.Komodia.PUA without further user interaction.
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.
On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.
How to enable the scan for rootkits option:
Go to Settings > Policies.
Click New or select an existing policy.
Choose your endpoints operating systems affected by this policy. Select from the following tabs:
Select the Settings tab to see the specific settings available for each operating system.
Select Scan Rootkits: The scan searches for rootkits. This may increase the time required to complete a scan.
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