Short Bio

Trojan.SafeGuard is a detection for a false anti-malware scanner that performs an LSP hijack on infected machines.


Malwarebytes can remove Trojan.SafeGuard without further user interaction. The user should, however, be prompted to reboot at least once because of the needed reset of the Winsock. Without doing so, the user could potentially lose their internet connection.

Associated threats

  • Trojan.SafeGuard.WnskRST

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