Cannot remove TR/Sirefef.P.2606 virus because it keeps coming back and even blocks your antivirus from removing it? What can it do to damage your computer? From this post you will learn to how to get rid of this tricky virus safely and completely.
TR/Sirefef.P.2606 is terrible virus from Sirefef family that is hard to be found and deleted by many security tools. Just like many other Trojans, this virus is also distributed by e-mail, through file sharing networks and online chats (such as ICQ, AIM or IRC). It may also arrive in files attached to e-mail and instant messages, come embedded into letters or get downloaded using peer-to-peer applications. As soon as it invades an infected machine, it could conduct malicious behavior without a PC user’s knowledge.
Firstly, it may damage your system and file seriously, and it may disable your normal programs terribly as well. Secondly, it may even redirect your appointed websites to unwanted contents and modify your homepage and browser settings casually. And the most dangerous part is that this type of virus can silently install a backdoor or activate its own component with the same functionality, which allows the remote attacker to take over a control of a compromised computer. That means your personal information and confidential data will be exposed to the criminal as a result. As mentioned above, it is suggested users to get rid of TR/Sirefef.P.2606 virus as soon as possible to prevent money loss or identify theft.
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:
TR/Sirefef.P.2606 is categorized as a pesky Trojan that usually infects the system from various suspicious Internet resources or simply from e-mail messages from unknown senders. It will reduce system performance and allow remote attackers to gain access to the infected system. Like other members of Sirefef family, it could hijack the vulnerable web browser and lead to unwanted diversions to suspicious and infected websites. During that time, your browsing activities will be interrupted. This virus is tricky, even though your antivirus program can detect it but it will definitely fail to remove it because TR/Sirefef.P.2606 can disable any kinds of antivirus programs. Since this virus can record the data that the PC user enters such as logins and passwords, and then transmits this information to an attacker via a remote server, users must remove this virus manually as soon as possible to make sure the virus won’t come back anymore.
If you are afraid of making mistake during removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on April 22, 2013 6:57 am