Last night, I downloaded some programs to my brand new laptop. And I was warned that there is a virus called Trojan.Stimilik in my machine. I know it is a bad stuff that can damage my system, so I uninstalled all the programs I saved on my machine to see if it can be removed in this way. But today, after I boot up my machine, my anti-virus program still gives me the warning of this infection. How do I fix it? Please advise.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
This Trojan.Stimilik is a newly designed by cyber hackers and it is widely spread on the Internet. As a new Trojan horse infection, it can be capable to escape from being removed by security tools as those tools need time to update the virus library to the latest version so that they could have the solution to get rid of this infection. However, before anti-virus programs can eradicate this infection, it can already damage and disable the tools from the startup. It is an extremely dangerous Trojan virus as it can not only damage the infected systems by its own, it can also help many other kinds of infections to come and make more troubles to the corrupted machines.
There can be many different ways for cyber criminals to spread this Trojan.Stimilik infection on the web. Mainly, this virus can be hidden in those unsafe websites or even some famous pages that have been attacked and controlled by cyber hackers. Those bad guys can put this infection on the servers so that when people go to the corrupted websites, their computers can be infected with this virus immediately. Also, this infection can be hidden in programs which are usually downloaded and used for PC users. If people download and install the infected programs to their machines, this Trojan can be activated once the programs are installed.
When this Trojan.Stimilik is activated on the target computers, system can face plenty of problems. It is designed to damage the system from infecting system-related files and changing system settings in the registry. Under this case, black screen and blue screen can happen constantly as the whole system is completely messed up. During the use of the infected computers, people can also receive unknown pop-ups when they go online. Those pop-ups can be a mean for this Trojan to help other kinds of malware to come. If people click those links by mistake or somehow, the situation can be worse and worse.
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.Stimilik 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:
This Trojan.Stimilik is a malicious and tricky virus that made by cyber hackers with evil purposes. With the help of this infection, cyber hackers can be able to connect to the infected computers without being known by PC users. It can be dangerous to let someone you don’t know to access your personal computers as what they plan to do is to steal privacy like bank detail on your machine so that they can get illegal benefits. In addition, if your computer is infected with this virus, you will realize your machine can be slower and slower and there will be a lot of junk files saved. So, it is a must for all users who have this Trojan virus on their machines to remove it in time.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Stimilik? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 13, 2015 5:40 am