Does anyone else have any information about HEUR:Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a on my computer? I had a threat detected by Kaspersky and I was unable to find anything out about the Trojan virus. I wanted to delete it, but I could not find the position. Is it a very dangerous virus? It is so nasty that I cannot use tools to delete it. How to remove it? How can I get rid of it completely?
HEUR:Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a is defined as a Trojan infection that has been reported to have infected many systems recently. Due to the fact that the Trojan horse virus is created by hackers who know computer very well, it is very complicated for normal people who have limited computer skills to completely remove it. This virus sneaks into your computer without permission to complete its goal of executing malicious action on the infected system. It can hide deeply on the infected system without any notice and it can bypass most detection of antivirus protection. It can skip many scans which make it difficult to be removed by simple tools. Since your antivirus software cannot successfully stop it and remove it completely, you will have to consider another way to get rid of it.
Due to your carelessness online surfing activities, many PC viruses have achieved many Opportunities to intrude into target system in silence. Most computer users do not have to tell the differences between normal websites and hacked website. Many malicious attacks are staying on some normal websites which looks like the real thing to lure you to click on it. Once you click on the malicious links, viruses can sneak into your computer without approval. It can quickly spread through social networks. Once you have assured that your system is infected, you need to remove it as soon as possible
Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a allows cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without being noticed and it could disable executable programs installed on your computer and cause system crash. Also it will change important settings on your computer to allow remote control from cyber criminals. Other than that, it will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. As soon as you use Norton to remove it, you will get an error saying that Remove Failed just like the following picture shows:
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
Step1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+Rto get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
Step2. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). PressCtrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
HEUR:Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a
Step 4. Clear all the malicious cookies in browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
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Most people have this Trojan virus HEUR:Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a infection usually do not understand why that their anti-virus program failed to catch it. As mentioned above, the hacker who created this Trojan horse knows computer very well. They can make some changes to help the virus secretly keep blocking antivirus. In this way, they can collect a lot of valuable information to make illegal profits with the help of Trojan virus. And it can also help hackers remotely control the infected computer without your notice. In addition, the Trojan can duplicate itself every minute. For that, it can slow down computer speed, degrade computer performance and interrupt daily activities. In short, the most effective method for getting rid of this kind of Trojan.OSX.Vsrch.a infection is manual removal method.
Published by & last updated on May 17, 2014 12:01 pm