Trojan.Floxif

Short bio

Trojan.Floxif is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a file-changing Trojan that targets Windows systems.

Symptoms

Trojan.Floxif can change legitimate files into infected files. Then the infected files act as a backdoor, giving the threat actor control over the machine.

Protection

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

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Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Floxif

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Floxif 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.

Malwarebytes cannot restore the legitimate files that were infected. Depending on which files were changed or replaced, it can be a lot of work to undo the damage.

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