Trojan.Cidox.C Brief Introduction
Trojan.Cidox.C is malevolent program carrying programmed code, which is used by malware developers to implement a variety of damaging activities on the computer that it attacks in order to disrupt the compromised machine significantly. According to recent security statistics, Trojan.Cidox.C infection mainly assault individuals using Microsoft windows operating system (OS), such as Windows XP, 7, Vista and Windows 8 (32-64 bytes). Usually, Trojan.Cidox.C could be lurked into a targeted computer easily which is short of appropriate security protection. When installed, it will typically insert its malicious code into kernel system for the purpose of making modification in Windows configuration. Thereupon Trojan.Cidox.C could run automatically on every Windows boot due to the change on MBR (Master Boot Record), which controls the operating system’s boot loader and the storage device’s partition table.
While running in the background, Trojan.Cidox.C infection may slow down the performance of Windows via taking up large amounts of system resources. This may be embodied on Starting up, Shutting down, Internet connection, etc. On the other hand, PC users worried about Trojan.Cidox.C a lot because it may track user’s keystrokes and online search cookies so that to steal user’s confidential data and pass it onto remote hackers. What’s worse, Trojan.Cidox.C may make use of all possible found security vulnerabilities to drop and install additional PC malware on affected machine, and even open a backdoor for remote hackers. It is known that a backdoor can often provide unauthorized access to affected Windows for public. If this is the case, not only user’s computer but also privacy will be under high risk. As a result, it is time to terminate Trojan.Cidox.C virus from computer as long as being informed of its existence.
How does a Trojan.Cidox.C Enter Your System
1. Trojan.Cidox.C may sneak into a targeted machine by some malicious websites or other legitimate web pages that have been attacked by remote hackers, such as some P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing websites.
2. Trojan.Cidox.C may be diffused by some downloads or updates of certain applications from unreliable Internet resource, which seem to be helpful and credible for users.
3. Trojan.Cidox.C may be spread via a spam email which contains the activation code of the virus. When users click on the malicious links or attachments embedded in email, Trojan.Cidox.C could be lurked into user’s computer without any permission or knowledge.
Best Way to Remove Trojan.Cidox.C Virus
To get rid of Trojan.Cidox.C virus, major users would like to use their installed antivirus software program or other virus remover. However, different from other common threat, Trojan.Cidox.C can often evade the full uninstallation by antivirus. This is because Trojan.Cidox.C is endowed with advanced hiding techniques by its developers. When installed, it will spread and hide its components deeply in system. It can easily tell that auto removal may have a very low chance to get rid of Trojan.Cidox.C virus. Thus, it is strongly recommended to clean up all the components of Trojan.Cidox.C infection with the aid of almighty manual approach. Here is how:
1. Stop the process of Trojan.Cidox.C in Windows Task Manager. (Starting Windows Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.)
2. Navigate to hard disk and clean up all its leftover and files.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
3. Open registry Editor and delete all its related registry entries.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
It should be mentioned that manual removal is a high risk process, as it is related to key parts of system. Any problems during the operation, you may click here to consult the complete instruction, written by Garrett Steffan, a Microsoft security IT expert.