|Short Description||Once on the system, the Trojan will try to obtain the user’s banking credentials.|
|Symptoms||Notifications from the anti-virus program (if any).|
|Distribution Method||Via pirated software, p2p file transfer.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By JS/Banker.BA|
JS/Banker.BA and similar threats, as well as other variants of the Trojan, tend to disguise as various programs and games. In more severe cases, the threat may even fake anti-malware software that the user runs by choice. Of course, JS/Banker.BA may be spread via malicious email attachments, corrupted links and drive-by downloads. Other possible infiltration techniques may imply the usage of torrent clients and p2p connections. Pirated software is yet another way for Trojans to sneak into the system without being noticed.
Let’s sum up all the paths the Trojan can ‘follow’ back to the victim’s computer:
- The software method – masquerading as a useful program the user will eventually run.
- Corrupted email attachments, hyperlinks, websites – relying on the user’s negligence.
- P2P file sharing, pirated software – the employment of peer-to-peer sharing by malware creators is not new to the IT security field.
Despite the fact that all of those risks are disclosed and widely known, users tend to forget how stealthy and cunning modern malware has become.
JS/Banker.BA Threat Evaluation and Removal
JS/Banker.BA may not be the most malicious and vicious Trojan but it definitely puts private credentials at risk. If the banking password is obtained by the criminals, the user may use all of his money. Furthermore, the Trojan may not be alone – other malware may also have entered the system. Using professional help to clean the system is most likely acquires, cases of expert users put aside.
Feel free to refer to the removal steps given below. You should remove all CDs and DVDs, restart the system and run it in Safe Mode. If you don’t have an anti-virus software, it is better to install one on a clean PC and use a USB drive to install it on the infected one.
- Guide 1: How to Remove JS/Banker.BA from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of JS/Banker.BA from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove JS/Banker.BA from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase JS/Banker.BA from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall JS/Banker.BA from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove JS/Banker.BA from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate JS/Banker.BA from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove JS/Banker.BA from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove JS/Banker.BA
Step 2: Uninstall JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of JS/Banker.BA from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as JS/Banker.BA, 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA 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 JS/Banker.BA will be removed.
Eliminate JS/Banker.BA 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.