Trojan.StolenData

Short bio

Trojan.StolenData is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for files, folders, and registry entries with user data gathered by other Trojans.

Type and source of infection

Even though Trojan.StolenData is not malware itself, the presence of it on a system indicates that there has been a data theft. Stolen data is usually stored encrypted on the users’ machines, and it is hard to find out what exactly was stolen.

 

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.StolenData by using real-time protection to stop the trojans that gather stolen data.

prevent Trojan.StolenData

Malwarebytes blocks trojans that create Trojan.StolenData

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.StolenData 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 started button.
  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.

Since the presence of this Trojan indicates that data was stolen, you should act accordingly. Change your passwords. Use a password manager if you weren’t using one, so it’s no hassle to use a different and complex password for all accounts. Also be aware of spear phishing attempts and other attempts to defraud you using the stolen data.

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