Short bio

Worm.Midie.Generic is a generic detection for a type of worm that spreads via removable drives, but systems can also get infected by visiting compromised websites or by email.


Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.Midie.Generic by using real-time protection.

block Worm.Midie.Generic

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.Midie.Generic


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Midie.Generic 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.

After finding this infection on your system, it is recommended to scan all removable drives that have been attached to the system.

Select your language