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Short bio

Trojan.MalPack.PNG is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a type of Trojan that hides the malicious code inside a png file that is usually added as a resource to the malicious payload.

Type and source of infection

The Trojan.MalPack.PNG detection is based on the way the file is packed, which means the Trojan payload could be anything.


block Trojan.MalPack.PNG

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.MalPack.PNG

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.MalPack.PNG 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 startedbutton.
  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.MalPack.PNG with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

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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