What is this bkdr_simbot.smc? I can find it in my task manager and I don’t know what it is. Will this thing damage my computer? I don’t want my computer gets trouble. How do I check about that for sure? I’m a computer illiterate, don’t have too much knowledge on computer. If this thing is a bad thing for my computer, how can I get rid of it? Please help!
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Bkdr_simbot.smc, it is really hard for inexperienced computer users to distinguish what it is as it shows nothing remarkable on its names. It is classified as a Trojan horse infection that targets on computers with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 all around the world. Usually, cyber hackers distribute this virus from the Internet. They can hack into websites and take control of their servers. Once those servers get hacked by those bad guys, it can be the places for them to store this Trojan infection. So, when visitors come, this Trojan will be downloaded immediately as the computers can create cache files for every website that it visits, and this Trojan can pretend to be one of the cache files. Web pages, especially porn websites can be the main domains for hackers to attack.
Except spreading from the infected websites, this Trojan can even be sent to the innocent computer users through E-mail. Cyber hackers can adhere this Trojan to be a fake attachment and forge the E-mail coming from a legit place. The unreal title and content can cheat people put their trust in it and open the attachment in the E-mail which actually is the executable file of the Trojan. After clicking on the attachment, people will see nothing on the screen, but at the background, this Trojan is infiltrating the system. Trojan infection can be easily detected by anti-virus programs, however, what the most important thing is that whether the anti-virus has the ability to remove it completely from the infected computer. From our survey, it is not easy for anti-virus software to remove all the Trojans as the Trojans can be varied every day.
What’s worse, this bkdr_simbot.smc Trojan is able to corrupt the anti-virus as well as the computer system. It can disable the anti-virus from the windows registry so that the protection tool will not able to be activated from the start up. Also, the window firewall can be turned off for no good reason which can make the infected computer be compromised. In this case, the infected computer can be attacked by more other kinds of computer viruses and malware. With the help of this Trojan, cyber hackers can establish illegal access the infected computer without user’s permission. Once get connected, they can steal everything they want on the infected machine, generally, what they aim on is the financial information that saved on the infected computer. After they grasp the fiscal details they need, PC user will suffer money loss and can hardly get the money back.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this bkdr_simbot.smc for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Bkdr_simbot.smc is a fatal Trojan horse virus that attacks Windows machines. What it will bring to the infected computer is totally a disaster. It can infect some system files to make the whole system get unwanted problems. If this Trojan cannot be removed in time, the infected machine can get a complete crash.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of bkdr_simbot.smc? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 9:25 am