Trojan.Agent.MSDGen

Short bio

Trojan.Agent.MSDGen is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name based on the properties of a value under the following registry key, which is indicative of 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

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Agent.MSDGen 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.MSDGen 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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