Remove Jaku Botnet – Jaku Botnet Removal Steps Infected Computers

Jaku Botnet is a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) which has compromised NGOs, government agencies, Industrial corporation, academic institutions, individuals etc. all around the world. Security researchers have speculated that Jaku Trojan virus has infected computers of one hundred thirty four countries including South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and USA. Jaku Botnet uses three command and control server (C&C) which make it highly efficient and resilient. Use of Spam emails, which contains image file as attachment embedded in compressed and encrypted code is widely used to serve this infection. Payload Jaku botnets deployed to users via poisoned files that are shared on BitTorrent P2P-networks, unlicensed software, counterfeit copies of the Adobe Flash Player and Java. Jaku Trojan uses several workarounds to remain undetected by anti-virus software, firewalls, and endpoint solutions. Jaku botnet Trojan can assemble themselves using fake PNG image files, which contain the RC4-encrypted damaged executable. Jaku Trojan uses CMD script to decrypt and starts its main executable.

When Jaku Botnet Trojan infiltrate into targeted computer and get activation, first of all it has to do a POST request to your server "command and control" through the port 5 to inform the operators of successful penetration and provide information about the system. Malicious Jaku uses a coding mechanism for the base64, to package information as IP-address `s, Windows version number, installed software, disk space, network adapter, local time, and mapped drives. If the server responds with instructions and a link to the executable file, then Jaku Trojan attempts to download and run itself. Jaku botnet can create a new process explorer.exe and threatening to inject shellcode into an entry point to avoid detection. Malware researchers note that Jaku botnet Trojan is designed to take advantage of WinPcap driver for process monitoring of network traffic and system records. These are packaged in an archive QZIP and goes through the UDT protocol to the transport network handlers Jaku Trojan. You need to employ reputable anti malware or efficient manual methods to remove Jaku botnet Trojan and protect your data or confidential information which you use on your computer for online or offline operations.


Manual Jaku Botnet Removal Guide

Step 1: How to Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking to Get Rid of Jaku Botnet

(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.



(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



In case Jaku Botnet, is not letting your PC to Start in Safe Mode, then following Step is to followed

Step 2: Remove Jaku Botnet 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


Type rstrui.exe and Click on Enter again.


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



Select Yes to Restore your System and get rid of Jaku Botnet infection.


However, if the above steps does not work to remove Jaku Botnet, follow the below mentioned steps

Step:3  Unhide All Hidden Files and Folders to Delete Jaku Botnet

How to View Jaku Botnet 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 Jaku Botnet related hidden files and folders on the system.

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How to Access Jaku Botnet 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 Jaku Botnet, you have successfully considered Windows Vista.




How to Unhide Jaku Botnet 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 Jaku Botnet.

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.


Steps to Unhide Jaku Botnet 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 Jaku Botnet related suspicious files.
  7. Finally, navigate your mouse cursor on close option to exit this panel.

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How to View Jaku Botnet 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 Jaku Botnet, 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


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.