|WolfRAT is a Backdoor|
|Trojan Dropped by WolfRAT are Trojan.Click, Trojan-PSW.Win32.Agent.acne, Trojan.Dropper.Meduel.F, Virus.VBInject.VI, Trojan.Downloader.Agent-ADL, Troj/BredoZp-GY, Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5, TROJ_FAKEAV.FNZ, Trojan.Downloader.Kolweb.Y, Virus.Win32.Protector.h, Push Trojan, Pakes Trojan, Malware.Jeefo, Trojan.Rbot-BBQ|
|Related spyware Spyware.Webdir, RaptorDefence, YourPrivacyGuard, Spyware.SpyAssault, SpyWarp, SpywareRemover, The Last Defender, NetZip, PCSecureSystem, Edfqvrw Toolbar, Yazzle Cowabanga|
|Windows Error caused by WolfRAT are – 0x00000005, 0xf0803 CBS_E_INVALID_PARAMETER invalid method argument, 0x8024C006 WU_E_DRV_SYNC_FAILED Driver synchronization failed., 0x00000078, 0x0000006B, 0x80242005 WU_E_UH_WRONGHANDLER An operation did not complete because the wrong handler was specified., 0x8024E003 WU_E_EE_MISSING_METADATA An expression evaluator operation could not be completed because an expression contains an incorrect number of metadata nodes., 0xC000021A, 0x000000F7, 0x00000104, 0x0000007F|
|WolfRAT infects these windows .dll files vchnt5.dll, sxsoaps.dll, fveapi.dll, TSErrRedir.dll, imageres.dll, logoncli.dll, iscsiexe.dll, PhotoLibraryMain.dll, NlsData0045.dll, EventViewer.resources.dll, ifsutil.dll|
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How Can One Remove WolfRAT From PC
Everything was fine till last night. Today as I opened my PC I got an alert message to update Adobe Reader. As it is an application which I use frequently therefore I accepted the terms and condition to update it in a hurry. But suddenly I came to notice that WolfRAT has also get installed in my PC due to the fake update done by me. I was alerted by my antivirus program about its entry, but it was not able to trace its location. WolfRAT is now creating problems for me to work properly. Someone please help me to come out of this situation.
Threat Summary Of WolfRAT
|Symptoms||Generates unwanted search results, pop-ups ad, makes certain applications inaccessible|
|Distribution Channel||Spam email messages|
Concise Explanation Of WolfRAT
WolfRAT is an unwanted program which belongs to the family of trojan that capable to alters your browsing experience by generating some unwanted and irrelevant search results, increases traffic to some advertisements sites by which it earns for its developer on the basis of pay-per-click. The family bombarded by WolfRAT performs different functions such as downloading updates which are generally fake updates which help the trojan to add more dangerous malware to your computer.
WolfRAT is developed using some potential algorithm which makes it difficult for your antivirus to detect and remove it easily. If it manages to persist for a long duration in your PC it can corrupt some program files which can make certain application inaccessible. It may also register a new entry in your Window’s registry using which it will automatically initiate itself each time you reboot your system. It is also capable of stealing your personal data like user id, password, banking details and many more. As it increases the utilization of CPU by downloading junk files which covers all the remaining memory of the computer results in system hang or collapse.
How WolfRAT Enters Your PC?
WolfRAT enters into your PC at the time you open an attachment to an spam email. Spam email makes you aggressive and anxious to know about the underlying information in the mail, if you get tricked by the trojan to open the attachment your system will soon be injected by WolfRAT. It may also intrude into your PC at the time of downloading updates of some software from the sites which don’t have good reputation.
Steps to Delete WolfRAT
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 WolfRAT from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find WolfRAT Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete WolfRAT virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete WolfRAT 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 WolfRAT Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to WolfRAT
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete WolfRAT 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 WolfRAT 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 WolfRAT and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by WolfRAT
- 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 WolfRAT that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of WolfRAT using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect WolfRAT.
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