A new spyware type of Trojan has been reported by Microsoft to infect user systems. The trojan is reported to create multiple files in an infected computer that have different functions. The threat is primarily reported to steal sensitive user data, and this is why it is important to scan immediately your computer using and advanced anti-spyware software that will neutralize it, tutorial for which we have after this review.
|Type||Spyware type of Trojan Horse|
|Short Description||The trojan may perform various malicious activities ranging in negative impact for the user. It is mainly created to steal essential information.|
|Symptoms||Users might experience slow PC, their firewall and antivirus may be shut down without any notifications.|
|Distribution Method||Via spam mail, messages in online chats, comments on sites or even targeted attacks..|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss about TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT.|
TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT – How Did I Get It
One way to find yourself to be a victim to this trojan is by giving someone direct unauthorized access to your computer. Another method of distribution this trojan uses is social media chats such as Facebook and other chat software like Skype. Furthermore, you may encounter malicious files or links attached to spam mail messages, stating they are a legitimate service(PayPal, eBay, Amazon, BestBuy). The file extensions you should beware of are:
→.exe, .dll, .bat, .tmp
TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT – More About It
For one particular situation, reported by Microsoft, the trojan may create files in the %SystemRoot% and %temp% folders of your Windows, named the following way:
Further reports indicate that this spyware type of threat uses a special code which is injected straight into running processes with the purpose to make the threat significantly more difficult to remove.
Regarding the payload of the trojan, its main purpose is to collect different important information from the infected computer. Such information is:
- Live spying of the keys you type.
- Monitoring of the programs you open.
- Live access to your browsing history.
- Collect any entered credit card credentials.
- Steal user names as well as passwords.
Furthermore, the Trojan may initiate a phishing site that looks like a legitimate one. This means that it may fake your Facebook, PayPal and other websites` web page to collect the financial information you enter or your credentials.
Given the abilities of this trojan it may be devastating if the information is in the wrong hands. The information may either be sold or used to steal funds from your account.
More about this trojan, it has features that enable it to change the settings of your system. It mainly focuses on changing the behavior settings, such as:
Microsoft has reported the following domains to connect via port 80 and be associated to this Trojan:
• journeymeasure(.)net using port 80
• sundaytomorrow(.)net using port 80
• cloudtomorrow(.)net using port 80
• quicktomorrow(.)net using port 80
• darktomorrow(.)net using port 80
• meattomorrow(.)net using port 80
• mosttomorrow(.)net using port 80
• sicktomorrow(.)net using port 80
After connecting to a remote host, this trojan may gain full access to your PC, including:
- Read and Write permissions.
- Download files onto your Hard Drive.
- Receive configuration information.
- Receive other information about your system.(Location, certificates, etc.)
- Validate certificates.
Removing TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT Completely
In order to remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT fully you must isolate the threat first. You can do this by stopping all third-party applications and booting into safe mode with networking. However, such Trojans always change registry settings and other system properties which may be challenging to be rid of. This is why you should follow the step by step manual below in order to successfully be rid of the spyware and other malware it may have downloaded onto your PC.
- Guide 1: How to Remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT
Step 2: Uninstall TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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 TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT will be removed.
Eliminate TrojanSpy:Win32/Nivdort.CT 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.