I keep getting a message from avast that a threat has been found, it is called JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj]. Every time I remove it from the computer, it appears again after every scan. How do I get rid of this virus from my computer?
JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj] Virus is a typical detection for a computer Trojan that shows many evil actions on the infected system. It is usually detected by Avast can be a huge threat to person’s privacy and security. This type of virus uses a variety of strategies in order to creep into a PC. It mainly aims at stealing personal information and making chaos on your computer. Users can get the virus from fishy websites and strange pop-ups. Thus, you should be extremely cautious when following links, especially if they come attached in an e-mail (even one from a friend) and as part of pop-ups.
JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj] virus installs itself without the victim’s permission or knowledge. Its role is to fetch other malware and open an entry point so that remote attacker can access the computer. When you get this virus installed, you will notice some instant changes on the operation. You may get constant pop-ups, changed default homepage, excessively slow Internet connection and random crash on the computer. This Trojan poses a huge risk as it will open a doorway on infected computer to allow remote attacker accessing and gathering your essential data like credit card details, login number, bank information etc. Hence, it is essential to remove this virus from your computer as early 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;
JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj] Virus is able to disable antivirus programs so that it cannot even be detected or removed by antivirus programs, you need to manually remove it out of the computer. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:
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 related to JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj] virus 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:
JS:Bankfraud-DE [Trj] virus may come from malicious sites, inappropriate application downloads, or spam email, etc. Now Trojan horse attacks pose one of the most serious threats to computer security. Thus, an immediate removal is needed to cope with such threats. As a harmful Trojan, it uses especially-advanced features to conceal itself and protect itself from deletion, so that Antivirus programs are unable to remove it completely. Once inside, it knocks down your firewall and may allow a remote attacker to access your computer. Computers with low browser security settings or outdated anti-virus software are highly vulnerable to this Trojan infiltration. Once detect, you should remove it quickly before it does a complete mess on your computer.
Note: If you are confused with the manual guide above, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on November 6, 2013 4:45 am