MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b is a keylogger, has a nefarious intent. It has ability to record the order in which a victim press the keyword. Afterwards, the attackers will get your confidential informations such as login details, ID/Password, Debit/Credit card numbers, social security numbers, personal informations. Later on, the attacker will use your information against your will. Even, they will try to rob your money or misuse your banking details in illegal activities as well. MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b trojan works as a spyware on your system. It can help hacker to achieve multi-purposes goals. If you don't uninstall it immediately, it might bring a dooms day in your normal life. It can affect your personal and professional life as well. Hence, to remove the threat from your PC, read the article cautiously.
How does MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b invade your PC?
Mostly, the Trojan invade your PC via spam emails, exploit kits or trojanised URLs. But hackers can use following sources to reach your PC:
Trojanised application – there are many applications that integrate trojan's source code along with its installers. When you install the freeware without paying attention, your PC gets infected immediately. Hence, suggest you to install software carefully, thoroughly read End User License Agreements of the related software. It may help you to know deep information about the threat.
Compromised Websites – nowadays, while visiting websites somewhere you might see spoofed security alerts and warnings such as “your PC has been infected with a serious virus” or “we have detected malware files on your PC” or “your OS is out dated, update it now”. They will also suggest your to install other malware/costly software in order to infect your PC deeply. So, be curious, do not let them fool you.
USB drives – as you know, we all use pendrives or hard drives to share data between two computers or other devices. In this process, some infected files also get transmitted and cause serious damages to your PC. So, it is advisable to scan the USB devices with your security software and then start using the files. It might help you to keep your PC safe.
Other Infected PC – the trojan virus can be spread through other infected computers, it can infect your PC if the both computer is connected through the same network. If the both is share files and folders remotely even then it can infect your PC. Thus, it is advisable to use your PC very carefully.
Common symptoms of MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b infection
Your PC might act abnormally if it is infected with MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b.
The trojan will slow down your computer performance and internet speed.
Your may find other malware programs are installed without your knowledge.
Therefore, we strongly advise you to fight against the infection, remove MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b from your compromised PC as quickly as possible. Follow the removal guide which is given below:
Steps to Delete MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b
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 MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b 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 MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b 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 MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b 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 MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b
- 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 MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect MEM:Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.b.
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