Now I am really facing an important problem on my computer now. This Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A makes chaos in my computer. My anti-virus program can catch it but it is not able to remove this thing completely from my computer. I don’t know why. I am not very computer literate and afraid of doing wrong operation to make the situation even worse. I just want to get rid of this nasty virus. Please help.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A can be classified as a malicious computer threat that targets on Windows computers all around the world. It is designed by cyber criminals who want to achieve some evil purposes from innocent computer users. For those people who are not good at computer, there is a great chance for this Trojan to infiltrate as this infection mainly can be spread from the Internet. Usually, Trojan infection will not come to a target computer alone. From online reports, if one computer is infected by a Trojan, other kinds of computer threats can be detected on the infected machine. The whole computer system can be messed up without user’s knowledge. In a word, it is not a pleasant thing to get infected by this Trojan infection.
Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A can be spread from the Internet, cyber criminals usually take advantage of the web pages that they have already hacked into to store this Trojan. They will edit the malicious script of the Trojan and upload the executable file of it to those hacked websites. PC users will get infected by this virus immediately once they come to visit the infected web pages, and they will not be aware of that as the invasion of the Trojan is totally invisible. Besides, free program on the Internet can also be utilized as a way to spread this Trojan infection. Hackers can implant the Trojan into the installation packages of those programs, after that, they will upload the programs to some unreliable resources or even some famous websites for people to download. People who download the infected programs into their computers and after install them, this Trojan can be installed as well.
Spam E-mail is another way to transmit this malicious Trojan infection. Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A can be pretended as an attachment in E-mails which sent by hackers. Cyber criminals will send the E-mails with a fake title randomly to computer users all over the world. People can be cheated by the headlines and content so that they will click on the attachment which actually is the executable file of the Trojan. Once this Trojan is activated on the target computer, with the help of this Trojan, the cyber hackers are able to connect to the infected computer remotely and secretly, so that they can steal everything they want on it, especially financial details. The infected computer can get many unwanted problems during the use.
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:Win32/Ficos.A 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:
Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A is a dangerous Trojan horse virus that aims on Windows machines. It can generate many badly problems on the infected computer as soon as it is saved on it. Anti-virus programs are able to detect it for computer users, however, it is not easy to remove it completely by those auto removal tools. People should find a proper way to get it removed as quickly as possible before it makes the situation worse.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan:Win32/Ficos.A? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 22, 2014 11:26 pm