Worm.Brontok

Short bio

Worm.Brontok is a generic detection for the Brontok Worm. Most variants have the ability to disable security software and participate in DDOS attacks.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.Brontok using real time protection.

block Worm.Brontok

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.Brontok

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Brontok 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.

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