Scylex is identified as one of the nasty and risky trojan virus. As it is the name of a banking trojan which is basically used to promoted on the Dark Web as a rival to the zeus trojan. Though the coders behind the Scylex trojan virus advertise their products as a 99 percent of the original trojan. Its price may vary as rise in the number of the potential buyers and we should also expect to see the variants of Scylex that has been used in the targeted cyber attacks. Once it invade on to your compromised system responsible for the cause of lots of problem and issues there in. As it cause severe harm and damages on to your system and thus prevent you from to further operate on to it. Further, it does several changes within the system settings such as DNS settings, default web browser settings, system registry files, exe files, task manager, Window editor and such more. It is also capable to disable the installed anti-virus program from your infected system and crack the browser firewall security program. In manner to keep the system safe it is very necessary to remove Scylex at the earlier from your infected PC.
Scylex Trojan is boasted to include the following features :-
- SOCKS5 reverse proxy.
- Rootkit support.
- Plug-ins for web-injection and form grabbing.
- Ability to work without admin privileges.
- Ability to operate on slow Internet connection.
Further, in addition to Scylex trojan virus is a harmful infections which put the system at a high risk and mess up totally. It also corrupts down all your stored files, data, documents, folders etc and prevent you from to further gain access on to it. Even the performance the system degrades down and consumed huge amount of the system resources too. Though it also keep an eye to trace all your online web surfing details as well as your personal details that are kept within the system. These information are by pass it to the remote server to perform elicit tasks through it. Therefore remove Scylex virus as soon as possible from your computer.
Steps to Delete Scylex
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 Scylex from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Scylex Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Scylex virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Scylex 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 Scylex Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Scylex
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Scylex 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 Scylex 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 Scylex and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Scylex
- 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 Scylex that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Scylex using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Scylex.
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