My computer has been infected by a virus called PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj, and I can’t find a way to get rid of it completely after I have tried some anti-virus programs to remove it with no luck. Is it a bad virus? What if I don’t remove it from my computer? Anyway, I want my computer clean from virus, how can I solve it? Please tell me what I can do. Thanks in advance.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj is a noxious Trojan horse infection that comes from Generic group. Trojan infection is a kind of virus that can attack innocent computer users from the Network, and it can cause severe damages to the infected systems if it can stay for a long time without being removed. The makers of this infection can be those cyber hackers who want to get illegal benefits from victim. Usually, Trojan infection never come alone, that’s to say, this Trojan can be able to weaken the security level on the infected machine, then help other computer threats to come and make further damages. Luckily, most of the anti-virus programs can help computer users to detect this infection and some of them have the ability to quarantine it.
However, as a result of our research, we haven’t found that there is a perfect auto removal tool that can remove this PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj completely for computer users. Cyber criminals can make this Trojan able to corrupt the anti-virus installed on the infected computers in order to make sure it can stay on the machine as long as it can without being detected. The data of anti-virus program in system registry can be modified by this virus, and the files of the tool can be corrupted by it as well. System files can also be infected by it which can help this Trojan escape from the scan of anti-virus programs. In such a bad circumstance, the affected system can get problems suddenly and constantly during the use. This Trojan can take a massive amount of memory which can slow down the performance of the infected computers. PC users will need to wait a long time to get program opened.
What’s worse, this Trojan can corrupt the browsers installed on the infected machines to make them to be the sources to download other computer virus. It can bring other computer infected like browser hijacker and other kinds of malware to the machine which can make the situation even worse. PC users can even get blue screen of death on the infected machines without any warning. That can be really troublesome as it can disturb us from our work. With the help of this Trojan, cyber hackers can access the corrupted computers without get approved by users. Sensitive information like bank details and credit card numbers saved on the machines can be stolen by those bad crooks and used for other crimes.
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 PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj 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:
PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj is a malicious Trojan horse infection which can attack Windows computers all over the world. It can be distributed on the Internet by cyber hackers, and computer users can be targeted by it if they come to some unsafe websites or download some corrupted programs to their computers. PC users who find this infection on their computers must get it removed as quickly as possible, otherwise it can cause many problems and troubles to the infected machines constantly.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of PWS:HTML/Phish.Fj? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 12, 2014 6:15 am