Generic_r.EIC is a Trojan horse that enters the user’s system via junk email messages, bundled with free applications or through corrupted web pages. Generic_r.EIC can lead do poor system performance, delete certain files on the affected system, and steal private information. Trojans are highly feared because their ability to connect to a remote server and grant cyber criminals access to the compromised machine. The removal of Generic_r.EIC from the infected PC is imperative. To do so, experts recommend the use of a powerful anti-malware application.
Generic_r.EIC has been detected by several AV solutions as:
- UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic by Kaspersky
- Artemis!DF82BB1F8F41 by McAfee
- Win32:Adware-gen [Adw] by Avast
- Gen:Variant.Adware.Symmi.46887 by BitDefender
- A variant of Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.DX by ESET-NOD32
- Gen:Variant.Adware.Symmi.46887 by F-Secure
As many other Trojans, Generic_r.EIC enters the targeted system as an attachment to a spam email message or as the user visits a corrupted website. Generic_r.EIC can also be delivered as a part of a freeware bundle. Experts warn about stealth installations of questionable or even malicious software and recommend the Custom installation options. Users are advised to pick their download sources carefully and never to open emails from unfamiliar senders.
Reportedly Generic_r.EIC affects computers running Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Vista. The Trojan is known to cause the following issues on the affected machine:
- Lead to poor system performance.
- Modify and delete random files.
- Open a back door and connect to a remote server.
- Install software on the PC.
- Block the Internet connection.
- Steal sensitive data.
How to Remove Generic_r.EIC from Your Computer?
Malware experts warn that removing Trojans from your computer requires technical skills above the average. Installing a powerful anti-spyware solution and running it in Safe Mode is recommended, due to some Trojan’s ability to block AV applications that were active at the time of the threat’s infiltration. Follow the instructions below to delete Generic_r.EIC permanently.
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