Trojan.DanaBot

Short bio

Trojan.DanaBot is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of banking Trojans targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.DanaBot is a banking Trojan. Banking Trojans mainly focus on stealing finacial information from affected systems.
Trojan.DanaBot is spread through exploit kits and malicious spam. At first it focused on Australia but it has expanded to North America and Europe.

Aftermath

  • Data/information about the system may have been stolen
  • User credentials may have been stolen

Protection

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

block Trojan.DanaBot

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.DanaBot

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove {detection name} 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.

Associated threats

  • Backdoor.DanaBot
  • Spyware.DanaBot

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