Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac is a detection by Windows Defender related to a family of Trojan horse.
It could be a download like crack and in this case it is not an active infection.
Note that one can also meet a detection of the type Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac.
Dokstormac is a Trojan horse program, malicious software that installs other such programs. Cybercriminals distribute Dokstormac via malicious advertisements which may be injected into legitimate websites or ad networks. Research shows that Dokstormac can be used to distribute browser thief or router exploiter. In any case, this malware should be uninstalled immediately.
This trojan horse can be used for steal personal and sensitive details such as website cookies, browsing history and account logins, passwords for browsers such as Google Chrome, Opera and Edge. In this way, the thief can be used to gain access to various accounts that victims use through their browsers. Hacked accounts can be used to make fraudulent purchases, proliferate malware and fraudulent campaigns, or steal other sensitive information.
Stolen cookies can be used to gain unauthorized access to various information (or services) in the system. Stolen browsing data could be misused by selling it or sharing it with other parties. An example of how other parties exploit users' browsing histories is creating targeted ads.
In this case, users could start to see various advertisements adapted according to the stolen data. The installed router operator can be used to compromise the router and configure it to generate malicious traffic using stolen administrator credentials. One example is when compromised routers start to receive spam email that could be designed to trick users into visiting untrustworthy or even malicious pages.
To avoid issues related to privacy, browsing safety, monetary loss and other issues, we strongly recommend that you uninstall from Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac your system immediately.
But if at the start of your PC or at regular intervals, Windows Defender issues Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac alerts then it is possible that your PC is infected.
This means that your passwords and data are at risk.
A hacker can use this malware to remotely control your PC.
Regardless, if Windows Defender is unable to completely remove Glupteba from your computer, you can follow our free disinfection procedure.
Remove Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac with MBAM
- Download then install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
- Let yourself be guided to carry out the first configurations
- Then Launch a quick scan by clicking on the button Analyze
- At the end of the scan, delete all the threats detected
- Finally restart your PC if MBAM asks for it
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in video:
Remove Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac with RogueKiller
- Download then install RogueKiller
- Start a PC virus scan by clicking on the button Analyze
- Let the scan run, it will take some time
- Finally remove all detected threats
Remove Backdoor:Win32/Dokstormac with NOD32
- Download then run esetonelinescanner.exe
- Then let yourself be guided to perform the analysis online then enable PUA detection (Potentially unwanted application)
- Then the analysis of NOD32 is carried out, again, it will take a long time, be patient
- Finally place all the detected elements in quarantine
NOD32 scan in video:
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