Get More Knowledge on LUM.EXE
LUM.EXE file is a keylogger Trojan that may be used to capture login information for online banking accounts, passwords, credit card details and other crucial data. It was recently being distributed via malicious gaming apps and aims to gather the infected system user's information. Besides, it also installs few other dangerous threat onto the victim's machine. The malware running as an executable, logs the victim's keystrokes to record their valuable information for illicit purposes. Although, this vicious attack is well hidden, and pre-installed anti-virus programs did not detect the presence of LUM.EXE virus and other threatening content onto your PC. The attack was very well hidden and it is completely unprecedented in the way that it was hidden in some popular gaming apps.
In case, if you have installed any of the infected game application onto your system, the RMV security investigators strongly recommend eliminating them immediately. After that, it is very important to run a quick and full check on the affected device for the presence of threating viruses like LUM.EXE file. A powerful anti-malware scanner which is fully up-to-date should be used by the computer users in order to perform a deep and full scan of a compromised system and all the drives that have come into the contact with this destructive Trojan virus. Since it is a keylogger infection that will intentionally programmed by the criminal hackers to get your online passwords. Hence, the security researchers at RMV strongly recommend that at-risk the PC users change their passwords immediately, especially since machine users have started to indicate that their online banking accounts have been compromised.
What are the aftermaths of LUM.EXE attack?
Cyber security analysts recommend that system users affected with LUM.EXE virus should take immediate actions in order to change their passwords and also monitor their online banking accounts to look for any kind of unauthorized changes or usage. The malware can make of your computer vulnerable for other vicious attacks and may install a most hazardous PC infection named ransomware to get your precious money by just making your files inaccessible after encoding them with a strong encryption algorithm. Therefore, it is very important for you to be very careful at the time of downloading and installing gaming apps and other programs onto your computer. However, if infected, take quick steps to delete LUM.EXE safely from the contaminated machine.
Steps to Delete LUM.EXE
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 LUM.EXE from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find LUM.EXE Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete LUM.EXE virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete LUM.EXE 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 LUM.EXE Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to LUM.EXE
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete LUM.EXE 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 LUM.EXE 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 LUM.EXE and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by LUM.EXE
- 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 LUM.EXE that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of LUM.EXE using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect LUM.EXE.
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