LimeRevenge RAT

What is LimeRevenge RAT?

LimeRevenge RAT might sneak in when you least expect it. Same as other Trojans, it enters a system without any permission. However, it is not just any Trojan as the application’s functionality may allow its developers to gain remote access to its infected machines. Consequently, the threat was classified as a RAT or a Remote Access Trojan. If you continue reading our article, you can learn what this malware is capable of and how it might enter a system in more detail. Also, in this article, we discuss its deletion. If you are interested in removing LimeRevenge RAT manually, you might also find useful the instructions placed at the end of this page as they describe the process step by step. If you have any questions about the malware’s deletion or its working manner, you could leave us a comment below this article.test

Where does LimeRevenge RAT come from?

It is possible that this malicious application could be distributed through many different channels. Our researchers at say that is because LimeRevenge RAT is uploaded on a particular site as an open-source application. Consequently, it might be available to lots of hackers, and each of them may choose their preferred way of distribution. Some could spread it via malicious advertisements or fake software installers and patches, while others may choose to send their victims Spam emails. Thus, if you want to protect your machine from such a threat, there are a few things we ought to recommend.

First, you should never click on unreliable advertisements, especially if they come from unknown websites. Secondly, it is best to download software, patches, and content alike from legitimate sites only, or better yet, let your operating system do it for you. As for threats that could travel via email, you should be able to protect your device form them if you do not open links and attachments coming from people you do not know. As an extra precaution, we advise scanning all files that seem suspicious or data you think could be coming from untrustworthy sources with a reliable antimalware tool that could tell you if it is safe to interact with them.

How does LimeRevenge RAT work?

As mentioned earlier, LimeRevenge RAT can sneak in, which means you may not notice it on your system. Nonetheless, it could be running in the background and waiting for commands from hackers. Usually, such malicious applications are employed to gain remote access to a system to be able to spy on a user, gather sensitive data, download other malware like ransomware (threats that encrypt files to take them as hostages and demand payment for their decryption), and so on. Our researchers noticed that this open-source RAT does not have such functionality. Of course, cybercriminals who may download it could add the functionality they might need to it themselves, so it is difficult to say what the threat could be capable of. It might depend on the encountered version. Whatever capabilities it could be given, we highly recommend deleting LimeRevenge RAT with no hesitation if you happen to find it on your device.

How to erase LimeRevenge RAT?

It might not be an easy task to remove LimeRevenge RAT manually if you have no idea which one of your recently downloaded files could be its launcher. Still, if you want to try it, you could follow the instructions available below this paragraph. An easier and safer option would be to use a legitimate antimalware tool that could both identify the malware’s launcher and erase LimeRevenge RAT for you.

Remove LimeRevenge RAT

  1. Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
  2. Pick Task Manager and select Processes.
  3. Locate a process belonging to the threat.
  4. Select it and click End Task.
  5. Exit Task Manager.
  6. Click Windows key+E.
  7. Locate these paths:
  8. Locate the malicious application’s launcher, right-click it, and select Delete.
  9. Exit File Explorer.
  10. Empty your Recycle Bin.
  11. Restart the computer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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