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Swf Exploit Virus belongs to the type of malware known as Trojan Horses. It is among the most dangerous Malware and they make up 80% of all malware online They have a lot of cunning ways to hurt and abuse a user.
Risks
It has the capability of stealing hard disk space and memory that can slow down your PC or even crash it.
It can also destroy data, format hard drive, steal personal information like passwords, email and even electronic money that can result to identity theft
They can also hijack your webcam and mic without your knowledge to be able to peep inside your house and spot all of your valuables.
Swf Exploit Virus is truly an unpleasant virus to have as it poses a lot of risks. Thus, be sure to remove this, once detected in order to prevent the worst scenarios.
 

How did you get this?

Typically, Swf Exploit Virus comes from spam email or instant message with an attachment that you would be tricked into downloading
Bundling may also be the reason especially when downloading and installing Freeware or Shareware.
 

Swf Exploit Virus Removal

Step 1: Reboot in Safe Mode
Step 2: Next,  Reveal All Hidden Files and Folders.
Press and hold the Start Key and R buttons together. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

Once you reach Control Panel, be attentive for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:

In the search field , type msconfig  and press enter. A window will pop-up:

Go in Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Step 3: Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
A new file will open.
Step 4: Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC simultaneously. Go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments.
Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File Location. End the process after you open the folder, then delete the directories you were sent to.
 

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click all entries with anddelete. Be sure to delete all of them.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
Step 5: If these things fail, you need to resort to a professional scanner .
 
Prevention:
Update your weak or outdated operating system and Web browser’s security.
Use a reputable and secure antivirus program always to help ensure a safer browsing experience
Run a virus checks on a regular basis in order to stop them beforehand.
Refrain from visiting questionable sites and be very careful when opening spam messages with attachments.
We also advise you not download any content from unknown websites, email spams and the like, as the risk of having a dangerous add-on is severely high.
 
 
 

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