1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.Zlob.Q


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 3, 2016
March 12, 2016 2:00:39 AM
Systems Affected:
Trojan.Zlob.Q is a Trojan horse that may steal information from the compromised computer and download potentially malicious files.

If you are receiving a high amount of Trojan.Zlob.Q Activity Warnings, the following instructions may help to correct the problem.

Open a blank .txt file and and paste the following instructions into it:

bitsadmin /reset
reg delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console\%SystemRoot%_System32_WindowsPowerShell_v1.0_powershell.exe /f
reg delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console\%SystemRoot%_System32_svchost.exe /f
reg delete HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console\taskeng.exe /f

Save the file and change the extension to .bat.

Run the file with administrator permissions.

This batch script is provided as-is with no warranty. If you have jobs set up in your environment, please note that this batch file may delete clean files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 2, 2016 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 7, 2018 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 3, 2016 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 8, 2018 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 3, 2016
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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