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Short bio

Spyware.Socelars is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of malware that is capable of stealing sensitive information from Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Spyware.Socelars is typical spyware that looks for specific information on the affected system and sends it to a threat actor. It is usually delivered as a download from other malware or by an exploit kit.


block Spyware.Socelars

Malwarebytes blocks Spyware.Socelars

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Spyware.Socelars 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 Spyware.Socelars 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