BackDoor.DaVinci.1 is designed as a vicious backdoor infection that created by the internet hackers and infects your computer through vulnerability or security program exploits. It can bypass the detection of security tools and get installed on the target machines secretly. After installation, it can bring serious problems to your computer, making it completely messed up. You will find your computer is always running slow and with poor performance.
In addition, it may create the specific registry entries so that it can load automatically whenever you boot up Windows. Thus, the antivirus will keep alerting you that your computer is at risk because of this malicious virus. Being as a harmful backdoor virus, it can let additional spyware access the infected computer as well to attack your computer unceasingly. Apart from these visible bad behaviors, this type of virus still involves more potential threats that may ruin your system. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information. Therefore, it is no doubt to remove this pest immediately once upon detection.
How can this virus access my computer?
BackDoor.DaVinci.1 can infect computers in various ways.
1) It can be downloaded via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
2) It can be installed when you open the spam email attachments or click unknown link that contains malicious codes.
3) It can be installed from media downloads and social networks or executed by other threats on system.
1. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[TROJAN FILE NAME] = “%System%\[TROJAN FILE NAME] .exe”
If you failed to remove this Trojan with the instructions above or need any assistant, you are welcome to contact YooCare experts to resolve all the problems completely.
Published by Sarah Poehler on July 29, 2012 | How to Guides