How to remove Zeus virus
The Zeus (Zeus or Zbot) is a powerful and dangerous Trojan horse virus (spyware /malware) that infects windows computer system, Android mobiles, and Blackberry Mobiles to lift online banking data, personal details and other sensitive information such as user ids and passwords from user’s computer. Zeus is also known by many nicknames such as ZBot, Info stealer, PRG. This virus has already infected millions of computers in the USA only. Its infections also have an expansion to many parts of the globe, compromising computers from Turkey, Egypt, and Mexico. It is mainly spread through drive-by download and fishing schemes. The main purpose of this article is to provide you more information about Zeus spyware and How to remove Zeus virus from a computer.
ZBot first identified in July 2007 when it was used to grab details from US Department of Transportation. It was used to several malicious and criminal activities, and pick internet banking data by hackers. It has infiltrated more than 74,000 accounts of banks and companies including Amazon, Monster.com, ABC, Cisco, Play.com, Oracle, NASA and Bank of America. In 2010 more than 100 conspirators in the U.S., UK and Ukraine have been arrested by the FBI. Zeus Trojan spyware is primarily dispensed via spam action and drive-by downloads, even given its changeability. The user receives an email message intending to be from organizations such as the MySpace, IRS, Microsoft, FDIC or Facebook. The message alerts the user of a problem for their online account, software or financial information and designates they visit a link given in the email. These machines are conciliated when a user visits that link, which is not protected.
How to remove Zeus virus
These guidelines to remove spyware may seem overwhelming because of the mass steps and many applications that are being applied. I wrote in detail to provide complete information and simple to perceive guidelines that everyone can use to remove spyware for free of cost.
Kindly execute all the steps in the right order. When you are not able to solve then stop your execution and feel free to contact us.
Kaspersky TDSSKiller is an antivirus utility that finds out and removes rootkit infections. It has an easy user-friendly interface as well as fast in scanning and killing viruses.
- A new window will appear, now click on Detect TDLFS file system to enable it and click OK.
- Now your TDSSKiller is ready to scan Trojan virus and kill it. Now press Start Scan switch.
- TDSSKiller will start scanning Trojan virus.
- After finishing scanning it will display a scanning result statistics. If your PC is infected then it will show how many files are infected. Result screen will appear just like below image.
- To kill Trojan from your PC permanently you need to click on “Continue” switch and TDSSKiller will attempt to clean all Trojan virus infections. You need to restart you PC after complete removing viruses.
RKill is good a program which will try to stop all malicious activities allied with ZBot Trojan virus so we’ll be capable of executing the next activity without being obstructed by the malicious activity.
- Now RKill utility program starts working, please wait till utility looks for malicious activity and tries to finish all malware.
- After completing task RKill will generate a report. Please do not restart your PC after RKill task, because malware activity may be started again.
HitmanPro is a portable antimalware application which targets to find out and ( if found) remove infected files and registry entries related to rootkits, Trojans, viruses, worms, spyware, adware, and other malware from infected PC.
- After downloading click on “hitman pro” file to install this application.
- It may ask to you with a pop-up window that “ Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device ?“ If this box appears then you should click on “Yes” to continue installation.
- After installation, when an application will start then star screen as shown in the image, will appear, you need to click on “Next” button to continue and scan procedure.
- The hitman pro application will now begin to scan you PC for malware, spyware, worms, viruses etc.
- After finishing it will show you a report as shown in below image with the list of files which are infected with the type of infections. You need to click on “Next” button to remove all malware & spyware.
- You can purchase a license or 30 days trail is available also. For free activation, you need to click on “Activate Free License” its available for 30 only.
- After completing procedure you may close an application.