Do you have a hard time to remove Trojan Horse PSW.Generic8.AZYT virus? Still have no idea why your antivirus can’t pick it up? By reading the following article, you will know how to get rid of this stubborn Trojan completely and safely.
Trojan Horse PSW.Generic8.AZYT is a password-stealing Trojan that circulates via an infected website, known as a phishing page. It enables attackers to obtain full remote access and control over the targeted PC, and steals confidential information, such as online shopping and banking passwords, email credentials and network information from affected computer users. It can mess up the infected PC like other similar Tr0jans do.
After breaking into the target computer by exploiting software vulnerability, it will apply an advance technique that aims to conceal itself and evades anti-virus detection. Under this situation, users may have a hard time to get rid of Trojan Horse PSW.Generic8.AZYT. Even enough AVG is able to detect this pesky Trojan, but when you re-scan after removal, it pops right back up. There’s no option to delete either. When the virus is installed, it can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software. Moreover, you will detect programs on your computer may begin to load much more slowly than they had before. Everything on your computer will be out of order. Therefore, this threat must be removed instantly without hesitation.
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 like the DOJ 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:
Trojan Horse PSW.Generic8.AZYT is a highly dangerous threat that can put your infected PC in a risky situation. Once access, it will change your registry settings and other important windows system files. If it is not removed instantly, it can cause a complete computer crash. It is also able to open backdoor and download other malware infection to your compromised computer to cause more damage to it. Users should realize that this is is vicious Trojan infection that runs in the background by seeking discovered vulnerability and never look down upon on it. It has the ability to connect with remote IRC server and even give a remote hacker access to the infected computer leaving stored files exposed. Once detect, you have to get rid of Trojan Horse PSW.Generic8.AZYT without a doubt.
Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on June 11, 2013 8:39 am