Trojan.Ursnif (Win32.Spy.Ursnif, Trojan.spy.ursnif.a, Trojan.spy.ursnif.b) is instructed to identify data of interest to hackers e.g. financial credentials. The data is collected thoroughly, compressed, and is conveyed to remote server at a good opportunity so as to avoid suspicion of security tools installed on the PC, if any.
Apart from the above, the trojan is used to collect info on user’s browsing habits, mainly with a view of selecting adware that moderates web-surfing in accordance with the user’s alleged preferences.
Naturally, as the malware violates a number of basic system rules, it would be prosecuted by firewall and other system services, so that it disables them.
Removal of Trojan.Ursnif deals with several files, including files dropped into Windows Directory. This requires precaution in extermination of the rogue to avoid system damage.
Click here to initiate free computer examination and get rid of Trojan.Ursnif whether you have got your PC infected with its B or another version. Please note the detection and extermination method suggested offer alternate approach and, respectively, alternate names when referring to the virus.
Type: Trojan horse, Malware
Detection date: 11.01.2008
URL: blocked\not detected
- Trojan.Ursnif may be difficult to remove manually;
- Trojan.Ursnif may download and install additional malware;
- Trojan.Ursnif may slow your PC;
- Trojan.Ursnif may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove Trojan.Ursnif virus?
You can choose how to eliminate Trojan.Ursnif infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing Trojan.Ursnif manually you deal with only one infection. To get rid of other infections manually you need to find and use other relevant guides. Furthermore, how will you know if there are other threats to exterminate?
To remove Trojan.Ursnif infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove Trojan.Ursnif registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\ CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ random.exe
2. Automatic Trojan.Ursnif removal
Antimalware program is a good choice enabling users to clean computer system of all its infections at once, or at least to find out which threats to eliminate. It might happen that Trojan.Ursnif malware blocks downloading or installation of antivirus capable of its deleting. If that is the case, don’t give up! Try the following tips to escape the malware aggression:
- rename executable of the downloaded antimalware to “explorer.exe” and run it;
- try to install remover from Safe Mode (press F8 when Windows starts);
- try to download Trojan.Ursnif removal tool from uninfected PC and transfer it to infected, using pen-drive.
If you need further help in using the manual directions or downloading the removal tool, please leave your query as a comment below.
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