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Short bio

Trojan.ShadowBrokers is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for tools that exploit certain SMB vulnerabilities. The detection for these tools was named after the group that released them, the ShadowBrokers, aka Equation group.


block Trojan.ShadowBrokers

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.ShadowBrokers

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.ShadowBrokers 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.ShadowBrokers 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