Zeus trojan virus – a brief introduction.

In the world of malware developers are constantly trying to come up with original ways to generate income. A good example for this is the recent Zeus trojan virus. In contrast to its name Zeus is not a genuine “virus”. It can be described as a scam message or a “fake” trojan. However do not underestimate it, because it can do a serious harm on your system.




ATTENTION!!!

Since malware virus creates variety of malicious modified registry entries and different files, we strongly advise you to use anti-malware tool. Removing the virus manually requires high computer skills and knowledge.


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Zeus trojan virus is similar to other fake message generators like Hacking Alert or BSOD Error and can be found in the PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs) list. After infiltration this adware generates pop up ads and banners. Users experience frequent redirects to suspicious sites. This can result in poor system performance and sometimes serious hardware problems. At one moment you will encounter an error message that says:

” WARNING! Your Hard drive will be DELETED if you close this page. You have a ZEUS virus! Please call Support Now! Call Toll-Free 1-844-859 To Stop This Process “

or another variation:

” **** Dont Restart Your Computer ****
Windows Detected ZEUS Virus. The Infections detected, indicate some recent downloads on the computer which in turn has created problems on the computer. Call technical support 1-844-859-0337 and share this code B2957E to the Agent to Fix This. “

These messages serve to deceive the user to seek and even to pay for the services of the hackers. To make it more authentic they add a virtual layer, that allows them to put third-party graphical content on any web site. By all means ZEUS is a serious menace to your system, because these frequent redirects may lead to further infections in your system. If you have any suspicions, scan your system for additional malware. This type of adware programs may also gain access to valuable personal information, like IP adress, bank accounts, search history and etc. 




ATTENTION!!!


Since malware virus creates variety of malicious modified registry entries and different files, we strongly advise you to use anti-malware tool. Removing the virus manually requires high computer skills and knowledge.


>>Click here to download free anti-malware removal tool.<<

How did Zeus trojan virus infected my PC:

This kind of browser hijackers can be found in packages along with other free software downloaded from sites like Cnet, Brothersoft and Softonic. Due to its genuine installation it won’t be detected by an antivirus program. That’s why it’s necessary to check the End User License Agreement every time you install free programs, that may contain unwanted adware like Zeus. When possible, select Custom or Advanced installation option to eliminate the possibility to install other unwanted software. To prevent your PC from infection avoid visiting suspicious websites, which can lead to malicious attack towards trojan. Use any sort of up-to-date anti-malware program to prevent infections from the virus and for further protection.

If your PC is already infected you may experience slow performance or even “freezing” of some web pages. These symptoms can lead to additional hardwre problems, so our advice is to get rid of Zeus. as soon as possible.

To proceed with the manual removal of adware from your computer, follow the removal steps below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up. Since malware virus creates variety of malicious modified registry entries and different files, we strongly advise you to use anti-malware tool. Removing the virus manually requires high computer skills and knowledge.

NOTE: Even after removing Zeus adware from your PC many of the problems caused by it may still remain!

  • Name – Zeus
  • Type Spamming – Trojan
  • Danger Level – Low
  • Brief Description – pop-up ads and redirects.
  • Symptoms – Poor pc performance or freezing, pop-up ads and redirects.
  • Method – Via bundling.

How to remove “Zeus trojan virus”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall Zeus.
  3. Remove Zeus folder from program files and start menu.
  4. Remove Zeus 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 malware manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

To proceed with the manual removal of adware from your computer, follow the removal steps below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up. Since malware virus creates variety of malicious modified registry entries and different files, we strongly advise you to use anti-malware tool. Removing the virus manually requires high computer skills and knowledge.

Step by step how to remove malware from Chrome, Firefox and Internet explorer:

NOTE: If ads still pop-up you may be infected with more add-ons witch you have to remove from your PC.