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Trojan.Bamital

Trojan.Bamital is a dangerous computer infection, also known as Troj/Agent-OCF, that affects your browsing sessions by altering the search results. It can get to the PC in different ways, including drive-by installation, spam emails, and so on. The threat must be removed from the victimized computer in order to avoid unexpected results, such as poor performance of the computer and various errors. Read more »

taskmgr.exe

Originally taskmgr.exe is a legitimate system process file that runs whenever you open Windows Task-Manager. It is basically impossible to imagine Windows operating system without this system utility, and therefore, taskmgr.exe is often used by scareware creators in fake error messages in order to scare inexperienced computer users and make them think that there is something utterly wrong with their systems. First of all, you cannot believe anything you see pop-up on your screen and in case the file is really infected, then you need to remove taskmgr.exe with a professional antimalware tool, otherwise you could seriously damage your system. Read more »

mwdefender.exe

If you have installed the fake security program Internet Security or Internet Security Pro, it is likely that you are familiar with mwdefender.exe, a malicious process responsible for the fake system scans, security alerts, and other system malfunctions. It is crucial to remove mwdefender.exe from the PC; otherwise, you will constantly be provided with pop-up warning encouraging you to activate or register the application to have various non-existing computer threats removed. Ignore the warnings saying that a Trojan infection has been detected, or that your personal data is at risk. The only risk is mwdefender.exe, or the so-called rogue anti-virus program, which should be eliminated from the computer once detected. Read more »

Trojan.PSW.Agent

Trojan.PSW.Agent is a highly dangerous computer infection which, if not removed, can severely affect your privacy and the overall performance of the system. The threat gets to the PC by exploiting system vulnerabilities, which means that an unprotected system which was updated long time ago can be easily afflicted while browsing insecure websites. For example, Trojan.PSW.Agent can get to the system via drive-by or bundled downloads. If your anti-virus program keeps displaying a security warning about Trojan.PSW.Agent, it is the high time you implemented a professional spyware prevention program which can instantly remove Trojan.PSW.Agent from the PC. Read more »

Trojan.FakeAlert.15309

Trojan.FakeAlert.15309 is a clandestine Trojan which may attack your operating Window system without any warning and any signals. The malevolent threat has been developed by cyber criminals who could employ a number of security vulnerabilities in order to infiltrate malignant Trojan components without alarming you. For example, schemers could forward a spam email attachment with a corrupted attachment. If you downloaded and opened this attachment, schemers could infiltrate the first malicious component onto the PC. If this malicious component was setup2.exe, schemers could hijack system processes and enable the infiltration of other dangerous files without you knowing it because the file has rootkit capabilities to hide malware from detection and removal. Of course, this is just one of the many files related to infections from the Trojan.FakeAlert family. Overall, it is important to have Trojan.FakeAlert.15309 deleted, and you can find more valuable information in this article.   Read more »

SuperfishIEAddon.dll

SuperfishIEAddon.dll is a browser helper object which is installed onto the Internet Explorer web browser as soon as you install Superfish Window Shopper or Save as Deal Finder. Both of these applications are interrelated, as the first plugin displays advertisements through the so-called Finder. The plugin has been developed to produce reliable virtual offers whenever you shop online. Nevertheless, reputable spyware researchers, including Anti-Spyware-101.com, recommend that you act extremely cautiously with this Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome extension. Without a doubt, our main concern is the browser helper object (or BHO) which, in the worst case scenario, could cause virtual security risks. Please continue reading to learn how you can delete SuperfishIEAddon.dll and why the removal may be important. Read more »

DDoS:Win32/Abot.A

DDoS:Win32/Abot.A  is a dangerous computer infection associated with ransomware infections. This threats works alongside some other computer infections and can drop new files onto the targeted machine, so it is essential that you take extra care of the PC once you learn about the presence of DDoS:Win32/Abot.A. Unlike other less severe computer infections that can be removed manually, the one in questions should be terminated by a professional spyware removal tool. Read more »

VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator

VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator is a malicious infection that has a vast number of aliases. It means that a lot of programs may be detected under the same name. The main purpose of all the programs that are detected as VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator is to hide and protect other malicious infections from detection by antivirus programs. It means that if you are infected with VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator, it is very likely that your computer is full of other malware applications. Therefore, in order to remove VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator, you need to terminate all the other computer threats as well. Do not overlook this infection, because it may result in an sensitive information theft and an ultimate system crash. Read more »

UpdateTask.exe

UpdateTask.exe is a process file that belongs to a number of programs and applications. There are up to 29 versions of this file, and it ranges from being a legitimate system file to a malicious worm infection. In order to figure out whether you should block and remove UpdateTask.exe, you are recommended to run a full system scan with SpyHunter scanner, and the scan will determine whether the running process is malicious or not. Should you be infected with the malicious version of UpdateTask.exe, remove the file and related computer threats immediately with a legitimate antispyware tool. Read more »

Trojan.BHO

Trojan.BHO is not just one particular computer infection. There is an entire group of computer malware applications that fall under this name and category. As you can tell, this infection is a Trojan which means it enters the system surreptitiously and then causes erratic browser behavior. BHO attached to its name means Browser Helper Object. Thus Trojan.BHO is a computer infection that targets your browser – it may forcefully redirect you to corrupted websites, cause a number of annoying pop-ups and so on. It is important that you detect and remove Trojan.BHO before it is too late to do anything about this infection. Read more »