This article is created to help the user in deleting RevengeRAT and to restore their encrypted files from the infected PC.
Summary Of Threat
|Name Of Threat||RevengeRAT|
|Type Of Threat||Trojans Horse|
|Detected In||Since 2016|
|Affected Browser||Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome.|
|Infected System||8, 7, Win 32/64, Vista, 8.1, XP, 10.|
|Targeted Country||Asia, Europe, Middle East Countries and North America|
|Dispersal Techniques||Downloading torrents websites, untrustworthy downloading sources, free file hosting websites etc.|
A Short Note On RevengeRAT
RevengeRAT is a treacherous Operating System infection which can be classified under the Trojans Horse category of virus. As its name signifies it is actually a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) which was active since 2016. This malware can affects several kinds of Windows Operating System such as Vista, 8.1, 8, XP, 10, 7, Win 32/64 etc and different known Web Browser Search Engines like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer , Opera, Mozilla Firefox etc. It is recognized as a highly infectious trojan that can attack enormous number of computer system of the world but its last attack was occurred in Asia, Europe, Middle East Countries and North America. The prim intension of designing such malware threat by the remote hackers is to extort large amount of illicit money from the users of the victimized system.
Character Sketch Of RevengeRAT
RevengeRAT is a high- level malware threat that can secretly get intruded into the compromised Operating System by using several distributive methods like click commercial ads embedded malicious codes, email spam campaigns, reading junked e-mail attachments, peer to peer file sharing network, corrupted external drives, pornographic or adult sites, download free things from untrusted websites, fake invoices, online gaming server, untrustworthy third party software down-loader, hacked executable files, fake software updater, software bundling method, downloading torrents websites, untrustworthy downloading sources, free file hosting websites and many more. For get loaded into the affected machines it can uses the remote server thorough some emails whose subject can be as Account Locked. It can even gather all crucial informations of the victim that are stored in the contaminated machine and shared with the third party for wrong motives.
Terrible Effects Caused By RevengeRAT
RevengeRAT is a precarious computer infection which can stops the security settings like anti-virus programs and firewall protection applications of the corrupted machines. It locks down all the confidential files that are stored on the infected system by using encrypting algorithms and doesn't allow to access until the ransom amount is paid. It may gather all the sensitive data of the user can purposely shred for making illegal profit. It slows down the entire working speed and performance of the deceived system.
How To Delete RevengeRAT
If you want to delete RevengeRAT from the contaminated computer system as soon as detected then its always advisable to use either automatic or manual removal tools.
Steps to Delete RevengeRAT
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 RevengeRAT from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find RevengeRAT Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete RevengeRAT virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete RevengeRAT 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 RevengeRAT Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to RevengeRAT
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete RevengeRAT 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 RevengeRAT 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 RevengeRAT and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by RevengeRAT
- 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 RevengeRAT that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of RevengeRAT using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect RevengeRAT.
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