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Removal instructions for Floxif

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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is Floxif?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Floxif is a Trojan. This trojan was designed to download other malware and send information about the infected system to a C2 server.

How do I know if my computer is affected by Floxif?

This is the main screen of the program.

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The version number of the infected version was 5.33

You may also see some alarms or reports regarding connections to the IP 216.126.225.148.

How did Floxif get on my computer?

Trojans use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was offered as a download on the official server from August 15 until September 12 of 2017.

How do I remove Floxif?

Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this trojan.
  • Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  • Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • Then click Finish.
  • Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  • When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  • Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Floxif?
  • If you want to continue using CCleaner, make sure to donwload the latest version.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me?

We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this trojan.

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Floxif trojan. It would have warned you before the trojan could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.

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and we block the traffic to the associated IP and domains:

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Technical details for experts

Possible signs in FRST logs:
 (Piriform Ltd) C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\CCleaner.exe
Malwarebytes log:
Malwarebytes
www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details-
Scan Date: 9/19/17
Scan Time: 6:48 PM
Log File: 5493b75d-9d5a-11e7-804f-080027750297.json
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Version: 3.2.2.2018
Components Version: 1.0.188
Update Package Version: 1.0.2842
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: {computername}\{username}

-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 320170
Threats Detected: 5
Threats Quarantined: 5
Time Elapsed: 2 min, 24 sec

-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Detect
PUM: Detect

-Scan Details-
Process: 1
Trojan.Floxif, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\CCLEANER.EXE, Quarantined, [8821], [436380],1.0.2842

Module: 1
Trojan.Floxif, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\CCLEANER.EXE, Quarantined, [8821], [436380],1.0.2842

Registry Key: 1
Trojan.Floxif.Trace, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\PIRIFORM\AGOMO, Quarantined, [8825], [436394],1.0.2842

Registry Value: 1
Trojan.Floxif.Trace, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\PIRIFORM\AGOMO|TCID, Quarantined, [8825], [436394],1.0.2842

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 0
(No malicious items detected)

File: 1
Trojan.Floxif, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\CCLEANER.EXE, Quarantined, [8821], [436380],1.0.2842

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat.
We use different ways of protecting your computer(s):
  • Dynamically Blocks Malware Sites & Servers
  • Malware Execution Prevention
Save yourself the hassle and get protected.
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