Short bio

Spyware.Socelars is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of malware that is capable of stealing sensitive information from Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Spyware.Socelars is typical spyware that looks for specific information on the affected system and sends it to a threat actor.
Spyware.Socelars usually is delivered as a download from other malware or by an exploit kit.


Malwarebytes protects users from Spyware.Socelars by using real-time protection.

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  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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