Your computer works weirdly and very slowly like a snail? You keep getting warning about Trojan.Stoberox.A from your antivirus programs but cannot get rid of it completely? What is Trojan.Stoberox.A? How dangerous is it? Learn more from this post.
Trojan.Stoberox.A is a high-risk Trojan horse that can significantly corrupt your system and steal your personal information via implanting more other malicious virus into your computer. Usually, you may get it by clicking malicious links, opening spam email attachments or downloading unknown “free” software. It can sneak into your computer without your awareness until you see the warning from your antivirus.
Once Trojan.Stoberox.A infiltrates into your computer, it can execute a series of malicious actions. It is able to mess up your registry settings and other important windows system files. It slows down the performance of your computer considerably, which will greatly influence your work in the computer. Furthermore, it gathers the email addresses of your contacts and sends unexpected email messages to your friends in your name without your permission. What’s worse, this virus can implant some other infections into your computer, which opens a back door for cyber criminals to monitor your online behaviors and collect your important data including banking and credit card details. We highly suggest you to remove it as early as possible before more damages and losses.
Trojan.Stoberox.A is tricky. It hides deep in your computer system, mutates fast and injects its code into legitimate antivirus programs to prevent itself from being removed. It needs and only can be removed manually with expert skills. Please note that manual removal is a cumbersome procedure. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system.
1. Show hidden files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete virus files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to Trojan.Stoberox.A through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this Trojan virus.
In a word, Trojan.Stoberox.A is a dangerous Trojan horse which can damage your computer system and is difficult to be removed completely by antivirus programs. It enables cyber criminals to access to the infected computer tracking your online behaviors to steal your confidential information. It is a serious threat for your computer and should be eliminated as quickly as possible once detected.
Published by Deb Mirren & last updated on June 7, 2013 2:50 am