Short bio

Spyware.Emotet is Malwarebytes’ detection name for the information stealing modules of Trojan.Emotet.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Emotet is also able to download and run additional malware like Spyware.Emotet on the affected system. This Trojan is commonly spread by email, using infected attachments as well as embedded URLs in the email that download this Trojan.


Malwarebytes protects users from Spyware.Emotet by using real-time protection.

block Spyware.Emotet

Malwarebytes blocks Spyware.Emotet


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Spyware.Emotet 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.

It is recommended to change all passwords that could have been stolen from the affected system.

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