Trojan.AdLoad

Short bio

Trojan.Adload is capable of opening a backdoor on the affected system for it to download and install adware or potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).

This Trojan can also gather information about the affected system, such as username and computer name, and send them to a remote location.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.Adload by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Adload without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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