I use ESET to protect my computer and it has been working good. But earlier today it popped up a small window saying that threat found in memory. It is a variant of MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan. Is it a high-risk threat? I am concerning about my information stored on the PC. Are they still safe? And what’s the best way to get rid of the virus? It seems ESET can’t remove it permanently. Please help!!!
MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan Virus is another dangerous virus that can infect a computer by opening malicious email attachments, visiting suspicious sites, or downloading unsafe software and programs. The virus is created using MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate Language) and it can inject malicious codes into a system to wreak chaos on the infected system. The virus can disable firewall and escape the detection of most antivirus programs. ESET NOD32 AntiVirus, as one of the most advanced security tools, has the ability to detect this virus. However, it doesn’t mean you are safe because ESET won’t let you delete the virus completely. The virus can come back again and again when you rescan the computer or restart the machine. It is a delusive malware that has many evil purposes.
Once infected, MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan can make its own malicious process run in the background that can use up your system memory and slow down PC performance. It aims at collecting sensitive data such as credit card details, bank account information, user id, password etc saved from the compromised system without users’ permission. Also the role of this Trojan virus is to help install other potentially unwanted programs or malware. So it can modifies your system settings and drops a number of corrupted or junk files to your system. You may also notice other problems like browser redirection, internet disconnection, pop-up ads issues and programs un-responding etc. In order to have a safe and functioning computer you need to remove MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan immediately upon detection.
1. This virus slows down your computer speed which make you in a trouble while opening program and surfing Internet. It takes forever to open a program or website.
2. Antivirus you have installed keeps popping up messages while you are surfing on the internet and showing you computer is at risk but you can’t get rid of it all.
3. This virus will shut down your other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. And it will also infect and corrupt your registry, leaving your computer totally unsafe.
4. This virus will disable the proper running of many different programs or even disable some functions of your computer.
5. System restore can’t help to remove this Trojan completely.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of MSIL/Injector.YT virus, professional manual guide is needed.
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. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan virus is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. 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.
3. 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 Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
MSIL/Injector.YT is categorized as Trojan Horse that can open a loophole to degrade security level of the infected system then intrude into the infected system. Once it accesses the PC, it can carry out many harmful actions on the computer. It can eat up most of the memories to cause computer freezing or system damages. When you get online, it could change your homepage and redirect you to all kinds of questionable websites. The Trojan also installs backdoor to the system secretly that gives hackers a great way to put additional viruses or software onto target computer and also steal your personal information such as credit card passwords, log in details, user credentials and others for their own illicit purpose. With the help of this Trojan, additional malware like adware, browser hijacker and even Ransomware can sneak into the PC to make chaos. As mentioned above, it is highly suggested users get rid of MSIL/Injector.YT Virus as quickly as possible.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on June 29, 2015 8:24 am