Trojan.Miuref

Short bio

Trojan.Miuref is Malwarebytes' detection name for a family of Trojansthat have different capabilities. The most prevalent objective seems to be click fraud.

Type and source of infection

Some variants of Trojan.Miuref alter search results to get the victims to visit the sites they promote. They also have the ability to download and run other malware. These Trojans are usually installed by other malware, but they have also been spotted as email attachments.

Protection

block Trojan.Miuref

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Miuref

Home remediation

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

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

endpoint menuNebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections pageto see which threats were found.Nebula detectionsOn the Quarantine pageyou can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.Nebula Quarantaine

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