I think this Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz hits my computer for a long time. I don’t know when and how it invades my computer. After that, I have changed many kinds of anti-virus programs to get it removed, but none of them can work. How can it be removed completely? It can be tough for me to do as I’m not a computer person. This nasty thing messes up my computer. I want to stop it. But I don’t know where to start. Please help.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz is a newly released Trojan infection targets machines with Windows OS. It contains malware, root-kit and other malicious contents which can be spread from the Internet. As a Trojan virus, cyber hackers can use many dubious websites to spread, they usually hack into those websites’ servers and implant this Trojan into them, people who come to those infected web pages can be immediately attacked by this Trojan as this Trojan will be downloaded as a cache file for the websites by the computer automatically. Freeware from unreliable resources can also be the mean for hackers use to transmit this Trojan to innocent computers all over the world. Spam E-mail attachments can be used as well. People may trust the spam E-mails as the title of them are forged as from some legit places or companies by hackers.
Trojan infection is dangerous as it can destroy the infected system gradually, so does this Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz. This Trojan virus can infiltrate into target computer without user knowledge, and can be activated instantly. System registry can be messed up so that it can be activated from the startup. Many other settings in windows registry can also be changed arbitrary. Computer can perform improperly as the system settings are in chaos. It can corrupt the system files by infecting them, in this case, anti-virus program is not able to remove it completely. PC user will get many unwanted errors during the use of the infected computer. Black screen and blue screen of death can happen often which can make the condition of the infected computer worse.
Except damaging the infected system severely, this Trojan can install a fake anti-virus program on the infected computer. From the fake protection tool, people can be cheated that their computers have infected by many viruses and Trojans which need to be removed immediately. However, those warning messages are all forged by this Trojan. The only purpose of those messages is trying to cheat people to pay for the fake program. In a word, this Trojan targets money. Cyber hackers can also access the infected computer with the help of this Trojan and steal personal information like credit card number and bank accounts. The privacy of innocent PC users can be used for illicit activities like fraud and so on.
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 Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz 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:
Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz is a new Trojan infection which aims on Windows computers. It can make the infected computer in great risk as it can damage the infected system by changing key settings in it. The infected computer can get a poor performance as this Trojan can slow down the speed of it by consuming a large percent of usage of CPU. It is not safe for computer users to keep their personal information on the infected computers as hackers can steal them remotely without users’ approval.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Exploit!win32/pdfjsc.akz? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 23, 2014 5:46 am