Trojan.Miuref

Short bio

Trojan.Miuref is the detection for a family of trojans that have different capabilities. The most prevalent objective seems to be click fraud.

 

Type and source of infection

Some variants of Trojan.Miuref alter search results to get the victims to visit the sites they promote. They also have the ability to download and run other malware.
These Trojans are usually installed by other malware, but they have also been spotted as email attachments.

Protection

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

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Miuref 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.

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