Worm.Brontok

Short bio

Worm.Brontok is Malwarebytes' generic detection name for the Brontok Worm that has the ability to disable security software and participate in DDOSattacks.

Protection

block Worm.Brontok

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.Brontok

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Brontok 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 Worm.Brontok 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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