Short bio

Trojan.DanaBot is Malwarebytes' detection name for a large family of banking Trojans targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.DanaBot is a banking Trojan. Banking Trojans mainly focus on stealing finacial information from affected systems. Trojan.DanaBot is spread through exploit kits and malicious spam. At first it focused on Australia but it has expanded to North America and Europe.


  • Data/information about the system may have been stolen
  • User credentials may have been stolen


block Trojan.DanaBot

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.DanaBot

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.DanaBot 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 Trojan.DanaBot 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

Associated threats

  • Backdoor.DanaBot
  • Spyware.DanaBot

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