Trojan.BeamWinHTTP

Short bio

Trojan.BeamWinHTTP is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a specific family of malware loaders targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.BeamWinHTTP is a Trojan that comes in the form of a dll, which is loaded to inject malicious code into http traffic on the affected system.
Trojan.BeamWinHTTP has been found to add affected systems to a botnet that performed DDoS attacks.

Protection

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

block Trojan.BeamWinHTTP

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.BeamWinHTTP

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.BeamWinHTTP 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.

Traces/IOCs

Filenames:

86.dat
winhttp.dll

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