Trojan.Boaxxe

Short bio

Trojan.Boaxxe is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a backdoor and information stealing trojan targeting Windows systems.

Source and type of infection

Trojan.Boaxxe scans the affected system for any trace of information deemed valuable and transmits them back to the threat actor‘s server for use in further attacks. Information is saved in the form of encrypted registry strings that are continuously updated by this malware.
The most common infection method for Trojan.Boaxxe is malicious email attachments.

Protection

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

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Boaxxe 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.

However, it is recommended to determine what information was stolen so users can mitigate further losses due to the security breach.

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