Trojan.FakeMS

Short bio

Trojan.FakeMS is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for trojans that try to pose as legitimate Microsoft files.

Protection

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

block Trojan.FakeMS

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.FakeMS

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.FakeMS 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 startedbutton.
  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.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.FakeMS with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menu Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

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