Hello. I have a reader that has been invaded by a RDN/YahLover.worm notification that has locked up my Internet access. What should I do now? How can I get rid of this thing? I don’t know why this thing appears on my device and locks my internet. I just wanted to download an application then this thing popped up. What is this? Is it really? Does my device really get infected by this virus? Please help me! Thanks in advance.
Get infected by RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC? – What to do?
RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC actually is one kind of browser hijacker that could block your browser and let you do nothing on your browser. Once your device gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should remove it without hesitate. This browser hijacker instantly tells you that your device has been locked. It gives your IP address and tells you that it has been infected by RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC due to the expiration of your System Activation KEY. And to get your attention, it tells you that your personal information has been stolen then asks you to call a number to protect your files and identity from further damage. Please note that this warning is a scam and do not call the number. In the earlier time, this browser hijacker invaded online users’ computer. But now it extends to android devices like kindle fire or even apple devices like iPad. So this browser hijacker could be everywhere. When you surf on the Internet, you should be more careful and once it pops up, please remove it immediately.
Screenshot of this malicious browser hijacker
How does this browser hijacker infect your device
You may get this RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC browser hijacker in the following situations:
You received an unknown email telling you some weird messages and there is an attachment in this email. Due to the curiosity, you will click and download the attachment. But you never know that you have downloaded the browser hijacker at the same time.
When you surf on the Internet, you clicked on the pop-up ads accidently. After you clicked on the ads, you can get browser hijacker. The ads may contain the browser hijacker. Once you click on it, the browser hijacker will be downloaded to your computer silently.
You downloaded a freeware on the Internet, but you don’t know that the browser hijacker has been bundled with the freeware you downloaded. When you downloaded and installed the freeware to your device, you will download the browser hijacker at the same time and you know nothing about it.
The characteristics of Browser Hijacker
– Install some strange add-ons and extensions to your browser.
– Slow down your browsed speed or even make your browser crash down
– Many annoying pop-ups are injected with the website you are visiting
– Other unwanted programs may be installed without your permission
– May record your browse habits and get your confidential information like banking detail, home address and phone number
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your device, then your device must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Pop up. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
How to Manually Remove this Pops Up from your device?
This RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC pop up can infect computer, phone and tablet. So there are 3 ways to get rid of this browser hijacker. Two ways are for computer. One way is for Android phone and tablet.
Method 1 (For Computer)
Firstly, you need to restart your computer. Secondly, you are supposed to tap “F8” key constantly before the Windows logo appears on the screen. Thirdly, use the arrow key to highlight the “safe mode with network” option then tap “Enter”.
After tapping “Enter”, you will see the desktop.
Now you have restarted your computer to safe mode, you can remove the browser hijacker completely from your computer. If you have less knowledge of computer, you’d better ASK FOR THE EXPERT HELP or you may delete the wrong files then damage your computer badly.
Method 2 (For Computer)
1st: Press “Ctrl + Alt + Delete” keys together to open Windows Task Manager, then end all RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Pop up running processes. One of processes called random.
2nd: Please find Folder Option in Control Panel, tap View, then select Show hidden files and folders, non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended). Then click OK.
3rd: Go back to desktop then click on Start, then click on Control Panel
Then click on Add and Remove Programs, and find the program related to the RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Pop up then try to remove it.
4th: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Mozilla Firefox as an Example)
Click on the button which has tree lines, then click on Options
Then type the URL you want into Home page box and then close this Options tab.
Method 3 (For Android Phone and Tablet)
1st. Since your phone or tablet is blocked by this RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC pop up, you will need to turn your device on to safe mode. By this way, you are capable to carry out browser hijakcer removal steps on your device. Here is the example for you to put the android phone or tablet to safe mode. The method mentioned below is also applied to most android tablets.
Take LG Phone as an example: 1) Power down. 2) Turn on till you see the LG’s logo, press and hold Volume Down key till you access to safe mode.
Note: Zte, Sony, Samsung and other brands’ phone users can also try the same way as LG’s to put your phone to safe mode. If you have put your phone to safe mode successfully, you should see a text “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner.
2nd. Once you have put your phone in safe mode, you are capable to get rid of the malicious browser hijacker. However, the manual removal process requires sufficient expertise. To safely deal with this kind of browser hijacker, you had better contact an expert online for further removal help.
Get alert about RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC Pop up? Don’t be panic. This alert talking about your device has been infected by a virus is a fake. It is one kind of browser hijacker that cheats people and locks people’s internet. It tells you that your device has been locked because of the expiration of your System Activation Key but in fact, your device has been locked due to this fake alert. You should be aware that the number this alert offered is a scam tech support number. They just offer the unneeded help. This vicious pop up is distributed on the internet to promote this fake tech support and cheat victims for large amount of money. Therefore, it is wise to rapidly get this harmful pop up off once it infects your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 21, 2016 12:09 am