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Generic.Malware.AI.DDS is Malwarebytes’ detection name for malware detected by the Artificial Intelligence component of Malwarebytes’ Katana engine.

The detection names are produced by Malwarebytes 4 and Malwarebytes business products. These generic malware detections are due to our new automated signature system called BytesTotal and specifically the DDS engine that are based on Machine Learning technology with 100% autonomous learning which don’t require any human interaction to correctly identify malware. These techniques are part of Malwarebytes’ Katana engine and were developed for automated mass detection of wide ranges of malware and adware.

Type and source of infection

Items detected as Generic.Malware.AI.DDS can be various types of malware and will be examined and classified at a later stage.


The Malwarebytes’ Katana engine detects unknown threats as Generic.Malware.AI.DDS by using generic detections, Machine Learning, and other Artificial Intelligence techniques to protect users from malware that has not yet been classified.

Malwarebytes blocks Generic.Malware.AI.DDS
Malwarebytes blocks Generic.Malware.AI.DDS