Is Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen virus blocking you from accessing your program and showing you that the program is infected? Does it keep showing up fake alerts on your machine and persuade you to buy a fake antivirus? Currently many computer users are troubled by this Trojan because this threat can block the screen and could not even allow entry into internet. Thus, it is suggested users to follow the manual way to get rid of Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen step by step.
Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen is a fake Trojan virus warning associated with Rogue Program like Win7 Protection 2013, Vista Protection 2013 or XP Protection 2013 etc. It is not a new virus. In fact, this virus has been hitting systems for years, and has been re-surging lately. It can be used to steal sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc and make chaos on your PC as soon as it is installed. Most of time, this Trojan sneaks into your system when you accidentally visit malicious websites, download free software from unsafe sources and open spam email attachments etc.
Additionally, users attacked by this virus will find that a fake scan running automatically each time when you log on your user account. This scan will naturally generate many false results in an effort to panic the user into paying for its worthless software. Besides, it will disable your all kinds of security software firstly, and your PC just has to allow itself to be trampled upon by the fraudulent transactions. The nasty virus takes control your computer completely and blocks many basic system services. It shows a fake alert whenever you attempt to run an executable files, warning you that the program you are running is infected. For example, if you try to launch Internet Explorer and get online, you will be blocked by an alert saying that ‘ The program is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. ‘
However, you should never trust it because it is a fake alert generated by a bogus security tool. It won’t help you to remove any virus or Trojan on your PC but just causes more damage on your PC because it is a deceptive virus actually. Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen poses a huge risk for an infected machine because of its fraudulent expectations to steal unaware users’ money. Any delay in removing the virus completely will increase more risk of system failure. You must get rid of it as quickly as you can.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
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.
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-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen virus 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. Many PC users may be surprised at how they get such a Trojan infection on their computers without any notice. In fact, the Trojan usually comes from malicious websites and junk emails. Once infected, numerous annoying pop ups may be displayed on your computer screen, accompanying with a fake security tool. This damaging program is extremely destructive because it uses fake alerts to further harm your PC. The virus also protects itself from deletion by blocking all important security related programs. Therefore, it is suggested to manually remove it so that the virus can be totally gone from your PC and it won’t come back to bother you again.
If you are afraid of making mistake during removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on May 16, 2013 12:26 am