Trojan.Agent.MSDGen

Short bio

Trojan.Agent.MSDGen is the generic detection based on the properties of a value under the following registry key which is indicative for Andromeda/Gamarue infections:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run

Type and source of the infection

Worm.Gamarue is often dropped onto a system by exploit kits.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.Agent.MSDGen by using real-time protection to block Worm.Gamarue.

block Trojan.Agent.MSDGen

Malwarebytes protects from Trojan.Agent.MSDGen by blocking Worm.Gamarue

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Agent.MSDGen 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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