Win64/ZAccess.FO is a seditious Trojan that invades your computer system when you visit malicious webpage, open links from junk email attachments or from freeware download. Once it invades your computer, it may block your current antivirus program from detecting itself and then starts to harm your computer.
Just like other members from Win64/ZAccess family, this offensive Trojan infection mostly found attacking Windows operating system with 64 bits and then it creates countless troubles on your computer. You may suffer from computer freezing issue frequently. And your system will gradually work slowly because the Trojan can drop other junk files and corrupted registry entries onto your computer to occupy the system resources. Thus, you will be crazy about this virus because it can create a complete mess on your PC and also it is hard for you to delete it. Everytime you try to remove it with your antivirus program, it does not respond. Even it works and says the virus is removed, Win64/ZAccess.FO will come back again and again after every reboots. Considering this is a highly dangerous virus which may allow remote hacker to control your PC in secret, it is highly suggested users to get rid of Win64/ZAccess.FO as soon as possible.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software DOJ virus.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.
Win64/ZAccess.FO is a tricky virus that 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 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:
Win64/ZAccess.FO is a severe Trojan can take various malicious actions to harm the infected computer. It is capable of collecting sensitive data such as credit card details, bank account information, user id, password etc saved from the compromised system without users’ permission. Moreover, this trojan can bring others threats such as win64/ZAccess.GH to the infected computer at the same time. Thus, your computer will be at risk. You may find your browser will act out of order because it always forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and even may lead you to pay something useless. This virus can perform lots of harmful activities such as modify Windows registry, delete critical files and display countless number of pop ups and ads to reduce the overall speed of the computer. It is highly suggested users to delete Win64/ZAccess.FO virus manually without a doubt.
Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on May 28, 2013 10:03 am