Trojan.Dridex

Short bio

Trojan.Dridex is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a banking Trojan and spyware targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Dridex is capable of stealing specific information. It usually goes after a list of installed applications and the OS version of the affected machine, which is crucial information for further exploring the affected system. The main goal of this Trojan is usually to steal banking credentials.

This Trojan arrives on systems as email attachments. Some variants arrive as exploit downloads.

Protection

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

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Dridex 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.

Users are advised to change passwords of online banking accounts once found their systems are affected by Trojan.Dridex.

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