Trojan.BlockAV

Short bio

Trojan.BlockAV is the generic detection for Trojans that block internet access for Anti-Virus programs on Windows systems.

Symptoms

Trojan.BlockAV hinders the online operation of security software. This  can be done to prevent the software from fetching updates or even to prevent it from checking definitions in cloud-based antiviruses.

Protection

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

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.BlockAV 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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