Short bio

Spyware.Socelars is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of malware that is capable of stealing sensitive information from Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Spyware.Socelars is typical spyware that looks for specific information on the affected system and sends it to a threat actor. It is usually delivered as a download from other malware or by an exploit kit.


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

block Spyware.Socelars

Malwarebytes blocks Spyware.Socelars


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Spyware.Socelars 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.

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