How can I delete Corkow Trojan Virus from my computer? I heard that it can steal my bank information. I’m scared and I want it off immediately. I scanned my computer for several times but the alert will not go away even after I tried some methods to remove the virus. How can I get rid of it completely?
Some Knowledge about Corkow Trojan Virus
Corkow Trojan is an Trojan infection that invades computers by taking use of network exploits. It is also an awful virus which can imperil the computers with different viruses. The infected computer are all given poor performance without no doubt. The second a Trojan virus infiltrates into a vulnerable computer system it begins to seek out the system bugs which can be taken advantages by it. It will make changes to critical computer system settings and keep itself active all the time thus the virus can launch malicious activities. Besides, the Trojan virus can also download more and more browser extensions plug-ins to assistant its scam on the infected computer. Since Corkow Trojan virus is specially made for bank information stealing, it is much more dangerous than any other common Trojan infections which it has kept all the characters of a Trojan. Occupying too much system resource and ram resource the virus leaves little for other regular programs and processes to run. As a result, there will occur many random errors when you run other programs you always use well. This pesky Trojan will creates its own files and spread them all over the hard drives. It can collect the detailed information of commercial programs on the infected computers to get more bank account data which means it is quite dangerous.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect antivirus that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it completely. Corkow has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Check on your start menu if there are any programs that you are not familiar with. The strange ones will often related to the virus process as it can start automatically with the windows. You can press on Windows key or just click on the start menu to view it. Please notice that you need to click on All Programs to have an overall check on it.
Step B: To remove the Trojan the first thing we need to do is to end its process thus we will not get the error message when we delete its files. To do that, open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. You can press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step C: Always any virus files will be hidden files. So we need to show hidden files before we are going to delete them. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options (As an easy way you can open a folder and hold Alt key and tap on T, O key one by one and folder option window will pops up). Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click Apply and then hit OK.
After we can see hidden folders and files we can go to system files and delete the infected files. The path of the virus often can be found from the antivirus which detects it.
Step D: After we delete the virus files from system data we get to remove the registry of the virus from registry editor to prevent it from coming back. You can get Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
The following is how Windows Registry Editor looks like.
Step E: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
To Summarize Shortly:
Corkow Trojan Virus has become a devil among great amount of net users. It is well known as a bank rookits virus. It can get the detailed information of the bank account details or some data of other commercial software. It will analyze on those data to find out useful information it needs and send them to remote cyber criminals. In this way, not only your personal information is revealed but also your bank info details. The virus will never stop its scam until you get it completely off from your computer. It can cause more and more other risks downloaded to your system at back door without your notice or permission. It can also makes it even harder for computer users to remove it when there are too many files that have been infected by the virus. To protect your own information it is highly recommended to get rid of the Trojan virus immediately.
Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of this Trojan virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 17, 2014 12:59 pm