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 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.

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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