Short bio

Trojan.Glupteba is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a backdoor Trojan that enables the threat actor to perform several actions on the affected Windows system.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Glupteba is usually dropped by exploit kits. It can download and install further malware and add the affected system to a botnet. It has the tendency to pretend to be an updater for legitimate software.


Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.Glupteba by using real-time protection.

block Trojan.Glupteba

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.Glupteba


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Glupteba 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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