I’m having difficulty on removing a virus called Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS from my computer. I have it for almost a week. I think my computer is completely messed up now which makes me feel nervous to use it. I have some important data saved on my system, will cyber hackers be able to steal it? I don’t want to make the situation worse. Any suggestion?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS is an infection that created by cyber hackers. It belongs to a kind of Trojan horse infection that can corrupt the whole systems. It is hard for computer users to prevent it from coming as cyber criminals can spread it with many methods. Once this infection sneaks into the target computers, it will cause a lot of problems to the whole systems from many aspects which can make the systems perform poorly. What’s worse, with the help of this malicious virus, the infected computers can be completely compromised to all kinds of computer malware on the Internet as this Trojan is designed to disable the anti-virus programs and shut down the system firewall, so that cyber hackers can implant more viruses to the infected computers to achieve their illegal purposes.
Just like other Trojan horse viruses, cyber hacker can use the same ways to spread this Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS to innocent computers. Generally, this Trojan can be hidden in the websites which have been controlled and corrupted by cyber hackers. Those web pages can become the proxy servers for cyber hackers to store this Trojan infection, so once users go to visit the infected pages, their computers can be infected with this virus right away. Also, cyber hackers can forge this virus as a useful program and upload it to some websites to lure people to download and use. Once victims install this fake program on their computers, this Trojan can be activated instantly.
Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS can cause constant troubles to the infected computers. During the use of the infected computers, people can keep getting unwanted system errors and sometimes can even get black screen or blue screen of death with different codes. The performance of the infected systems can be slowed down sharply as this Trojan can generate lots of pop-ups to users. It is not a good idea to click any links of them as users will be taken to some dangerous pages which may have more computer malware downloaded automatically on the background. What’s worse, cyber hackers can be capable to collect personal details on the infected computers.
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 Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS 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\
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Trojan horse Exploit.SWF_c.APS is a baleful Trojan horse infection that mainly attacks computes with Windows operating systems. It can be a worldwide infection as cyber hackers who make it can spread it widely on the web. Once your computer is attacked by this virus, you will find that your computer can respond in a slow way and can get different errors constantly during the use. Your privacy information can be in great danger as cyber hacker can utilize this Trojan to connect to your computer without your notice. In that case, the condition of your computer can be worse and worse as hackers can implant more malware to your system.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 22, 2016 5:57 am