Rootkit.Fileless.MTGen

Short bio

Rootkit.Fileless.MTGen is Malwarebytes' generic detection for fileless infections that use a rootkitto hide their presence. In the majority of cases, they use registry keys designed to run PowerShell commands that carry out the rest of the infection. Other such commands, we've also seen the mshtacommand.

Protection

prevent Rootkit.Fileless.MTGen

Malwarebytes prevents Rootkit.Fileless.MTGen

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Rootkit.Fileless.MTGen without further user interaction.

  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.

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