Infected with JS.Cloud.2? Try This JS.Cloud.2 Removal Guide

Research Report on JS.Cloud.2

  • Name: JS.Cloud.2
  • Type: Trojan
  • Discovered: November 23rd, 2017
  • Latest Published: November 24th, 2017 7:02:41 AM
  • Risk Impact: High
  • Infection Length: Varies
  • Affected Systems: Windows OS

What do you know about JS.Cloud.2?

JS.Cloud.2 is a malware which is written in the JavaScript programming language and it may be deployed to users computer through socially engineered spam emails. The malicious emails that are loaded with this Trojan may refer to tax refunds, E-ZPass, airline tickets and other online shopping invoices that are packed in a ZIP archive file. This corrupted Zip archive contains a file with an extensions noted as '.JS' which features the name of email's subject line. System users that are reckless enough in order to download and open the harmful ZIP file and run the payload of JS.Cloud.2 virus will be immediately connected to a remote 'C&C' (Command and Control) server automatically.

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Besides, this Trojan virus has many versions that may be detected as several names and the letter which may be added to last of the malware's name alter to mark a new version. The main executable of the JS.Cloud.2 malware may be found in the Temp folder of an infected machine under the Windows directory and it may have one or two digit numbers as the name of its file. For example, the file 67.exe may be detected as this Trojan by the anti-virus security scanners. As stated above, this threat is especially designed by the team of criminal hackers to introduce other notorious cyber infections in compromised PCs and networks. Security researchers reveal that the JS.Cloud.2 may install other precarious threats that may damage your device and infect connected devices as well.

What are the dangers of having JS.Cloud.2 virus?

Furthermore, the malware may open several TCP and UDP ports on your affected operating system to enable its connections and then allow its operators to manipulate your vital file structure remotely. JS.Cloud.2 is deemed as a severe computer virus and it should not be underestimated by the infected users that shop and bank online most often. System users that are infected with this threat may notice a slower PC performance and missing important files from folders. In this kind of situation, you may want to install a trusted and credible anti-malware shield in order to prevent the intrusion and removal of hazardous system viruses like JS.Cloud.2 Trojan.

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Manual JS.Cloud.2 Removal Guide

Step 1: How to Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking to Get Rid of JS.Cloud.2

(For Win 7 | XP | Vista Users)

  • first of all PC is to be rebooted in Safe Mode with Networking
  • Select on Start Button and Click on Shutdown | Restart option and select OK
  • when the PC restarts, keep tapping on F8 until you don’t get Advanced Boot Options.
  • Safe Mode with Networking Option is to be selected from the list.

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(For Win 8 | 8.1 | Win 10 Users)

  • Click on Power Button near Windows Login Screen
  • Keep Shift Button on the keyboard pressed and select Restart Option
  • Now Select on Enable Safe Mode with Networking Option

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In case JS.Cloud.2, is not letting your PC to Start in Safe Mode, then following Step is to followed

Step 2: Remove JS.Cloud.2 Using System Restore Process

  • PC need to be rebooted to Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  • As soon as Command Prompt Window appear on the screen, select on cd restore and press on Enter option

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Type rstrui.exe and Click on Enter again.

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Now users need to Click on Next option and Choose restore point that was the last time Windows was working fine prior to JS.Cloud.2 infection. Once done, Click on Next button.

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Select Yes to Restore your System and get rid of JS.Cloud.2 infection.

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However, if the above steps does not work to remove JS.Cloud.2, follow the below mentioned steps

Step:3  Unhide All Hidden Files and Folders to Delete JS.Cloud.2

How to View JS.Cloud.2 Hidden Folders on Windows XP

  1. In order to show the hidden files and folders, you need to follow the given instructions:-
  2. Close all the Windows or minimize the opened application to go to desktop.
  3. Open “My Computer” by double-clicking on its icon.
  4. Click on Tools menu and select Folder options.
  5. Click on the View tab from the new Window.
  6. Check the Display contents of the system folders options.
  7. In the Hidden files and folders section, you need to put a check mark on Show hidden files and folders option.
  8. Click on Apply and then OK button. Now, close the Window.
  9. Now, you can see all the JS.Cloud.2 related hidden files and folders on the system.

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How to Access JS.Cloud.2 Hidden folders on Windows Vista

  1. Minimize or close all opened tabs and go to Desktop.
  2. Go to the lower left of your screen, you will see Windows logo there, click on Start button.
  3. Go to Control Panel menu and click on it.
  4. After Control Panel got opened, there will two options, either “Classic View” or “Control Panel Home View”.
  5. Do the following when you are in “Classic View”.
  6. Double click on the icon and open Folder Options.
  7. Choose View tab.
  8. Again move to step 5.
  9. Do the following if you are “Control Panel Home View”.
  10. Hit button on Appearance and Personalization link.
  11. Chose Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  12. Under the Hidden File or Folder section, click on the button which is right next to the Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  13. Click on Apply button and then hit OK. Now, close the window.
  14. Now, to show you all hidden files or folders created by JS.Cloud.2, you have successfully considered Windows Vista.

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How to Unhide JS.Cloud.2 Created Folders on Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and tap on the small rectangle which is located in the lower-right part of the system screen.

2. Now, just open the “Start” menu by clicking on the Windows start button which is located in the lower-left side of the PC screen that carries the windows logo.

3. Then after, look for the “Control Panel” menu option in the right-most row and open it.

4. When the Control Panel menu opens, then look for the “Folder Options” link.

5. Tap over the “View tab”.

6. Under the “Advanced Settings” category, double click on the “Hidden Files or Folders” associated with JS.Cloud.2.

7. Next, just select the check-box in order to Show hidden files, folders, or drives.

8. After this, click on “Apply” >> “OK” and then close the menu.

9. Now, the Windows 7 should be configured to show you all hidden files, folders or drives.

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Steps to Unhide JS.Cloud.2 related Files and Folders on Windows 8

  1. First of all, power on your Windows PC and click on start logo button that is found in left side of the system screen.
  2. Now, move to program lists and select control panel app.
  3. When Control panel is open completely, click on more settings option.
  4. After, you will see a Control panel Window and then you choose “Appearance and Personalization” tab.
  5. In Advance settings dialogue box, you need to tick mark on Show hidden files and folders and clear the check box for Hide protected system files.
  6. Click on Apply and Ok button. This apply option helps you to detect and eradicate all types of JS.Cloud.2 related suspicious files.
  7. Finally, navigate your mouse cursor on close option to exit this panel.

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How to View JS.Cloud.2 associated folders on Windows 10

1. Open the folder if you wish to unhide files.

2. Search and Click on View in Menu bar

3. In Menu click on to view folder options.

4. Again click on View and Enable Radio Button associated with Show hidden files created by JS.Cloud.2, folder and drive.

5. Press apply and OK.

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Step 4: Press Start Key along with R- copy + paste the below stated command and Click on OK

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

  • This will open up a new file, in case if your system has been hacked, some IP’s will be shown at the bottom of the screen

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Click on the Start Menu, Input “Control Panel” in the search box —> Select. Network and Internet —> Network and Sharing Center —> Next Change Adapter Settings. Right-click your Internet connection —> Select on Properties.

  • In case if you find Suspicious IP in the local host –or if you are finding it difficult and have any problem then submit question to us and we will be happy to help you.

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