Short bio

Trojan.Agent.ED is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for Trojans that have not yet been classified, but they are dropped by exploit kits.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Agent.ED is by definition dropped by an exploit kit. An exploit kit is a toolkit designed to facilitate the exploitation of client-side vulnerabilities most commonly found in browsers and their plugins in order to deliver malware on end users’ machines.


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

block Trojan.Agent.ED

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Agent.ED

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Agent.ED 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.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.Agent.ED 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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