Can’t get rid of the annoying pop up window from Avast saying malicious URL blocked? It is really a nightmare that this alert comes up each time when you are on a website. Follow the manual guide below to remove http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ virus as soon as possible.
http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ is another dangerous threat as similar as Toolbarservice.freecause.com virus which is also detected by Avast. This virus may get into the system by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. After it sneaks into the compromised PC, users will get a warning each time they are visiting a website. The warning keeps popping up and saying you have a Trojan. However, it prevents you from removing it or get rid of the popup. Undoubtedly, http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ virus brings an annoyance to all the computer users.
Like other risky hijacker virus, it may infect your browser such as Google Chrome , IE or Mozilla Firefox. After that, it takes over the infected computer’s web browser and then forces it to visit various malicious websites against the computer user’s will. Urlfilter.vmn.net virus also can open a backdoor and invite other threats such as Trojans, Worms even Ransomware to your computer which put your computer at a highly dangerous situation. Once the computer is compromised, it can steal your personal information including passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. Thus, it is highly recommended you to thoroughly delete http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ so as to secure your computer.
Process: C:\ProgramData\Anti-phishing Domain Advi…
Infection: JS:ScriptSH-inf [Trj]
Considering this malware can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
2. Remove all add-ons and extensions
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons
3. 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.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1″
http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ is classified as a browser hijacker parasite that conducts a lot of horrible actions on your computer especially your web browser. After being infected, you may be forced to go to a certain page which contain a bunch of viruses without your approval. Perhaps, a search toolbar has suddenly appeared at the top of your browser and it won’t allow you to uninstall it. Moreover, it may create numerous links to advertising pages, place desktop shortcuts to marketing sites, add multiple bookmarks to the web browser’s Favorites list. To sum up, http://urlfilter.vmn.net/ can’t be stayed on your computer for a long time. You should get rid of this virus as quickly as you can,
Published by Sarah Poehler on November 23, 2012 | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide