What is Botnet.cacaoweb?

As you may know already, Botnet.cacaoweb is a collection of programs which are connected using the Internet. Unfortunately, this botnet is not used to your benefit. In fact, cyber criminals who have created the botnet can use it to perform various malicious processes, including spam email distribution and DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. If you do not want to be part of the network used by schemers, you need to remove Botnet.cacaoweb from the Windows operating system as soon as possible. If you do not perform this task, your operating system could be used as a tool to perform highly illegal activity. According to researchers, the botnet could even be employed to infect your own personal computer with dangerous malware.

How does Botnet.cacaoweb work?

Needless to say, Botnet.cacaoweb can connect to the internet without permission, and so you may be completely oblivious that your personal computer has been compromised as well. If you are vigilant and careful, you might notice that the computer is operating slower than usual and that the connection to the web is sluggish as well. Needless to say, in order to attach your PC to a botnet, schemers need to infiltrate a program which is capable of performing this illegal connection. It has been revealed that you may enable Botnet.cacaoweb activity by installing software available at Even though you may install this software thinking that it will help you backup files and communicate with your friends, in reality, the cacaoweb.exe (%APPDATA%) will be used to add your PC to the botnet.

According to the malware researchers at, in the past Botnet.cacaoweb has been used to perform DDoS attacks against,, and various other websites. One of these sites reported that the botnet used more than 540 thousand compromised computers, and yours might be one of them. Even if now the botnet is used to make certain websites unavailable to their users, soon enough it could be used to use your operating system for spam email attacks and malware distribution. These are the risks you need to eliminate as soon as possible.

How to remove Botnet.cacaoweb?

It is impossible to delete Botnet.cacaoweb via the Control Panel simply because the botnet is not a program, and you need to remove your operating system from a network of compromised systems. Malware researchers recommend installing automatic malware detection and removal software to identify and delete all of the malicious components liked to the Cacaoweb malware. We strongly recommend using SpyHunter because this application is up-to-date and can delete all existing computer infections. What is more, once all threats are deleted, the reliable application will ensure that other threats cannot be infiltrated without your knowledge.

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