AVG detects Trojan Horse IRC/BackDoor.SdBot4.ACVN from your computer? What can this virus do on your computer? Why it keeps coming back after removal? Follow this article to know more about this stubborn Trojan and find a way to get rid of it permanently.
Trojan Horse IRC/BackDoor.SdBot4.ACVN is considered as a rather stubborn trojan detected by AVG which always accesses the corrupted PC system surreptitiously via social networks, doubtful websites, freeware, shareware, spam messages and others. It contains backdoor capabilities that can make all the personal or confidential information secretly passed over to the intended attacker who would further misuse it for stealing money from your bank account or leaking the confidential information out to other sources. It represents a high risk for your network environment as well as your privacy.
Do not underestimate this small virus. Many other malwares and viruses could get along with trojan virus into users’ computers with the help of it. And this kind of virus is good at using malicious tricks to download harmful malware infections from the web as well as tracing your keystrokes which may turn out your logins, password, credit card details, etc without your awareness. It is definitely a dangerous threat for every computer users, it is strongly recommended users to remove it as soon as possible.
a. There will be lots of annoying pop-up ads and fake security alerts;
b. It will block your access to the Internet and redirect everything you do on your browser to malicious web pages;
c. It will reduce your PC performance and create many junk files to wreak chaos;
d. Antivirus programs on the computer will automatically be shut down;
e. It may come with additional viruses and malware to further damage your computer;
f. Your private and critical information may be captured a remote host who will use them for Internet crimes;
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
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:
As the above mentioned, Trojan Horse IRC/BackDoor.SdBot4.ACVN can become a great danger for your computer as it is designed to corrupt the encountered computer seriously. It is undoubtedly a dangerous Trojan virus designed by cyber criminals which will cause destruction to the infected computer. Generally, it may get into your computer via some free software, spam email attachments or social networks and then it begins to attack computers with Windows operating systems worldwide. It can sneak into your computer without your permission until you see the warning from your antivirus program. If you are carelessly when surfing the Internet, your computer may get infected with it. All you need to do is to delete Trojan Horse IRC/BackDoor.SdBot4.ACVN virus as early as possible to minimize the damage of your computer.
Published by & last updated on March 5, 2013 7:08 am