Short bio

Trojan.Miuref is Malwarebytes’ detection name 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.


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

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Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Miuref

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Miuref 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.Miuref 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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