How dangerous is Trojan.KonniRat?
Recently we have performed inspection on Trojan.KonniRat and found that it is a noxious trojan horse that creates a whole lot of vulnerabilities onto your computer. Currently the trojan has been spread all over the Internet, thus if you don't pay attention to details while installing software then your computer must have been targeted with the brand new trojan horse. Following infiltration, you will notice a bunches of abnormal activities into your computer. We have seen the running in the background and occupying a huge space into CPU and GPU without any consent. Actually, the trojan is highly capable of performing malicious activities onto compromised computer using varieties of tactics. After taking control over your system, it creates two files with ransom names – one file will have '.EXE' extension where as another file will have '.dll' suffix.
Nevertheless, the Trojan.KonniRat is a remote access tool that allows remote hackers to perform malicious activities like monitoring your online activities, stealing your credentials, taking snapshots of your banking transaction details and recording your private moments. If you are a victim of this brand new trojan then you should note that your privacy is at higher risk and so that you need to take action against it immediately. Unfortunately, Trojan.KonniRat will also use your internet connection in order to receive updates and upload stolen files as well. It is worth mentioning that RAT are always used cyber threat actors to steal or record your private videos or photos without consent. Moreover, it will corrupt your system files and saved data by executing malicious codes through remote locations.
Best way to deal with Trojan.KonniRat infection
Indeed, cyber crooks make use of deceptive tactics to deliver Trojan.KonniRat onto your computer. If your computer is not protected with Antimalware software then you will have to face trojan attacks. As we mentioned, the trojan developers are using spam emails and other services to spread it among netizens. Though, you should protect your computer using a reliable Antimalware software. You must never forget to turn on your Firewall on various Windows computer. At last, we present to you Trojan.KonniRat removal guide:
Steps to Delete Trojan.KonniRat
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove Trojan.KonniRat from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Trojan.KonniRat Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Trojan.KonniRat virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Trojan.KonniRat Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for Trojan.KonniRat Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Trojan.KonniRat
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan.KonniRat from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find Trojan.KonniRat related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Trojan.KonniRat and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Trojan.KonniRat
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Trojan.KonniRat that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Trojan.KonniRat using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Trojan.KonniRat.
Don’t forget to submit your questions or any other queries if you have and get complete solution from our Expert’s Panel. Good Luck!