Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl is classified as a Trojan downloader that may be the cause of severe damages on an infected system. The longer Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl is running undetected on the computer, the more dangerous the threat becomes. As reported by security researchers at Enigma Software, the Trojan can stay inactive on the PC for undefined time – from several days to several months. Once a signal is given and received, malevolent operations may be performed that include the download and execution of a malicious payload.
Description of Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl
Even though the threat may stay inactive on a system, it still can be damaging to it. Once a signal is sent by the cyber criminals who have created Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl, the targeted computer may be flooded with various types of malware. The software downloaded by the Trojan may vary from low-level (adware, browser hijackers, PUPs) to malicious pieces such as Trojan horses and ransomware. STF researchers remind its readers that the number of ransomware attacks has drastically increased during the past year, and as a result millions of dollars have been collected by cyber crooks.
The worst part, however, is that Trojan downloaders such as Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl can reside unnoticed on the system and make it vulnerable to a range of malicious cyber threats.
Ways to Remove Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl
To clean the system, running a full system scan with the help of reputable anti-malware program is highly recommended.
→N.B. If having any problems downloading an AV solution, affected users may want to use an alternative browser because malware can disable the default one. Furthermore, the anti-malware tool can be downloaded on a clean computer and then be installed on the compromised system via CD or USB.
Have a look at the steps provided below the article to remove Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl completely.
To keep away from malware, users are advised to keep their AV tools intact. Other security tips include being careful while browsing the Web and not opening suspicious links and email attachments. Visiting suspicious content can also damage the system.
A threat similar to Win32/TrojanDownloader.Adcurl is TrojanDownloader:Win32/Rottentu.A .
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