Short bio

Trojan.Upatre is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of backdoor Trojans targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Upatre enables the threat actor to download and run additional malware on the affected systems. Newer variants can steal and communicate system information to the threat actor.
Trojan.Upatre is mostly delivered by mail as attachments or as a link to a compromised site.


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

block Trojan.Upatre

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Upatre

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Upatre 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.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.Upatre 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

Associated threats


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