detection icon

Short bio

Trojan.Adload is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a Trojan that is capable of opening a backdooron the affected system for it to download and install adware or potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).This Trojan can also gather information about the affected system, such as username and computer name, and send them to a remote location.


block Trojan.Adload

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Adload


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Adload 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.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.Adload 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 pageto see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine pageyou can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine