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Backdoor.Agent.PGen is a generic detection for backdoorsusing specific Windows registry keys.


Backdoor.Agent.PGen use the following specific registry keys to gain

persistence:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run or HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run


block Backdoor.Agent.PGen

Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.Agent.PGen


Malwarebytes can remove Backdoor.Agent.PGen without further user interaction. It is recommended to do a full system scan since this backdoor may have been used to install more malware on the system.

  1. Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation 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 Quarantineto remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.