Short Bio

Backdoor.Bot.Gen is Malwarebytes’ detection name for Trojans that allow the threat actor to add the affected system to a botnet. Once this has been established, the machine can also be infected with additional malware.


Malwarebytes protects users from Backdoor.Bot.Generic by using real-time detection.

block Backdoor.Bot.Generic

Malwarebytes blocks Backdoor.Bot.Generic


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Backdoor.Bot.Gen without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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