Short bio

Trojan.Adservice is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a malicious DLL file originally called AdService.dll. Once present on an affected system, it steals login credentials, login information, and passwords from Web services, such as Facebook and Twitter.


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

block Trojan.AdService

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.AdService

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.AdService 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.

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

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.AdService with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menu Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

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