Spyware.Zbot is Malwarebytes' detection name for a family of spywarethat specializes in stealing confidential information from affected systems, especially banking details.
Common infection method
Spyware.Zbot is mostly spread via email with links that the victims would click, but exploit kitscan also propagate this spyware.
Malwarebytes blocks Spyware.Zbot
Malwarebytes can remove Spyware.Zbot without further user interaction.
- Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
- Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
- When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
- Click on the Get started button.
- Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
- Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
- Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.
However, it is recommended that users determine what information was stolen, so they can mitigate further losses due to the security breach.
How to remove Spyware.Zbot with the Malwarebytes Nebula console
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Nebula endpoint tasks menu
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page
to see which threats were found.
On the Quarantine page
you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.