HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A is a tool used by cyber criminals to send a flood of network packets (HTTP, TCP, UDP) to the targeted machine. HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A is connected to a backdoor Trojan known as Fynloski, and combined they are used in cyber-attacks.
HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A is also known as Win32/Heur [AVG], Artemis!3AC5AE179C32 [McAfee], Mal/Scribble-D [Sophos], MSIL/Solimba.F [ESET-NOD32] VIRUS_UNKNOWN [Kingsoft].
HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A – Distribution and Behavior
The tool is distributed as a malicious attachment to a spam email purporting to be sent from a financial institution. Trojans and related threats can also infiltrate the user’s machine through corrupted websites and via bundled downloads of freeware and shareware.
HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A is employed by cyber criminals to compromise the targeted system’s security and modify and extract certain information.
The tool can also be used in DDoS attacks by flooding the targeted network with HTTP, TCP and UDP packets. HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A can be used for a number of malicious activities.
How to Remove The HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Your Computer?
HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A can be fully eliminated with the help of a competent anti-malware solution. Follow the steps provided below to remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A completely from your system.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
- Guide 1: How to Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A
Step 2: Uninstall HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A will be removed.
Eliminate HackTool:Win32/Oylecann.A from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.