Hello, Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca now keeps corrupting many files and programs on computer. and I always keep hitting on Remove button of antivirus program Avira, but this virus always comes back again and again, I don’t know why. It is very stubborn. I thought many virus files should be rooted into system places. But how can I figure it out and clear them up completely? It is a tough work for me. So can you guys help me out of this issue?

Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca Virus Description:

Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus is a stubborn and dangerous Trojan horse virus which infects computer system severely.  This Trojan usually accesses computer through bundling into freeware, shareware, malicious websites, junk email attachment or strange links, files or documents from strangers. This is because those places that mentioned above have been hacked by cyber hackers and inserted different threats including this Trojan horse. If you are not careful with online activities, you will be easy to get infected with this Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus. Once it gets on your computer, it will insert its malicious extension or plugin as codes into kernel system, next it will modify default system configuration and sneak into start-up item to change the resetting. In this way, this virus will run automatically as soon as the system boots up.  To settle down firmly on your computer, it will gradually implant its malicious key executable files into system’s registry entries. Hence, your system key files will be severely corrupted. That is why some users said their computers can randomly shut down and restart automatically. It will do more damages to the computer than what you can imagine.

Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca can exploit vulnerability of other software, programs or applications to get information on users’ computer or install other malware, adware, Trojan, worms or browser hijacker. For example, it will target Java and use some loophole of Java to display fake alerts message saying “Your Java is outdated and needs to update now”, but actually when you update, you don’t really update Java at all but to download and install another virus into computer. This virus can cause serious damage through modifying, replacing or deleting system important files. And you will find that computer performs improperly, for example, you cannot run some programs like the antivirus. The antivirus program might be disabled and firewall has been destroyed or some crucial files of antivirus have been deleted or replaced by this Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus. In this case, more system vulnerabilities will be created and computer also becomes weaker.  Besides, it also hackers to access computer to steal personal information stored in computer like business files, photos, email passwords or financial accounts. so you’re strongly advised to eradicate this Trojan infection as soon as you find it on computer.

Some Traits about Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca Virus

-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.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

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.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.

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>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.

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>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this TTrojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

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>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan virus locates. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).

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>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.

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Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

Summary:

Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. this Backdoor virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of this  virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove Trojan.Spy:Win32/Pstsca virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on January 21, 2016 5:14 am

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