Skype Goo.gl malware virus. Skype sending goo.gl links.

Skype virus Goo.gl is a malware type of virus, spreading towards big social networks like skype and facebook. Provided by Google, Goo.gl is legitimate service for shrink links. What is douse is simple. Users take a long URL addresses and shrink them into shorten link with makes them easier to share, email, tweet, or whatever benefits user can use from short links.

From Google’s site:

The Google URL Shortener provides the following safeguards to address user privacy concerns:

  • The goo.gl short URLs do not publicly reveal the identity of the user who created that URL mapping.
  • The goo.gl short URL history for a user is accessible only when signed in using that Google Account.
  • The analytics for all goo.gl short URLs are displayed in aggregate.

So, only Google knows who created goo.gl short links.

Skype-Goo.gl-malware

Skype Goo.gl virus removal.

So recently you are infected with virus sending messages to all of your friends list or received a message from your Skype friends hidden behind goo.gl link. The message changes regularly, but the link is always the same. Do not worry about it. We are about to fix that.

To spread the skype goo.gl virus, someone is using user’s friend list and sends infected messages. User’s hue open the link inside the message are probably infected as well. This virus is a malware and hack you using trojan horse. Soon after Skype Goo.gl malware virus get to your computer you will find out that you have started sending similar skype messages. Trojan horse is really bad virus used as backdoors to spread more malware. If you notice any of above weird behavior you have to scan and remove it as soon as possible. Also recommend changing of password, deleting Skype cookies and browser cookies.

  • Name – Skype Goo(.)gl Malware
  • Type Spamming – Malware, Trojan Horse
  • Danger Level – High
  • Brief Description – Social networks like skype and facebook spam.
  • Symptoms – Messages sent to and from your Skype/Facebook contacts.
  • Method – Via infected Goo(.)gl URLs, leading to an unsafe locations.

How to remove “Skype Goo.gl virus”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall Skype Goo.gl virus.
  3. Remove Skype Goo.gl virus folder from program files and start menu.
  4. Remove Skype Goo.gl virus from your browser extensions.
  5. Clear your browser cookies.
  6. Reset your browser settings.
  7. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  8. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing Skype Goo.gl virus manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

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Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.