What Is Ursnif Trojan?
Ursnif Trojan is a nasty threat that may infect your computer without you even realizing it. Its primary purpose is to perform spyware activities like steal your files or steal your passwords or financial information. But it may also act on the request of the people who have infected you with it which means that this virus is completely unpredictable and it may even damage your computer.
In case you have been infected with this virus we strongly suggest that you immediately pull out all your important files from your computer and start a removal procedure of this Trojan. The removal guide for Ursnif Trojan can be found at the end of this SensorsTechForum.com article.
Ursnif Trojan Summary
|Name||Ursnif Trojan, also known as Trojan.Ursnif.S|
|Short Description||May steal different files from your computer and may infect it with more malware.|
|Symptoms||The trojan may reamain hidden, but one giveaway is suspicious processes running on your Task Manager or Activity Monitor.|
|Distribution Method||Bundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.|
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Ursnif Trojan – More Information
Ursnif Trojan can infect your computer by being sent to you via email. It could pretend to be an important type of email coming from your job, from banks or a ticket from an airplane company. We have even seen cases where the Ursnif Trojan file emails pretend to be a receipt of purchase that you don’t even remember making for a website that could pose as eBay or some other online retailer store.
Other files which may be used to spread this virus on your computer could be of the following types of downloaded data:
- Fake software.
- Corrupted archives.
- E-mail attachments.
Once has already gotten into your computer it may perform a lot of different virus activities. It can become an administrator of your OS which may allow it to do the following types of malicious actions:
- Tap into your camera or microphone.
- Read and change data on your browser.
- Log the keystrokes you type on your keyboard.
- Obtain information and saved passwords.
- Steal files.
- Download other malware.
- Delete files that may damage your OS.
Because of these risks we strongly recommend that you do a backup of your files and immediately remove Ursnif Trojan from your computer.
Steps to Remove Ursnif Trojan
In order to remove this malware from your computer we strongly recommend that you follow the removal guide that is shown below. It contains the necessary steps to detect and get rid of this software but we warn you that you need to have some malware removal experience. For maximum effectiveness of the removal we strongly recommend that you download and install an advanced anti malware software. Scanning your computer with such program will automatically detect this malware and unwanted software and make sure that it is fully erased from your machine. Furthermore having this software means that your computer will stay as protected as possible from such threats in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Ursnif Trojan from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Ursnif Trojan from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Ursnif Trojan from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Ursnif Trojan from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Ursnif Trojan from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Ursnif Trojan from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Ursnif Trojan from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Ursnif Trojan from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Ursnif Trojan
Step 2: Uninstall Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Ursnif Trojan from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Ursnif Trojan, 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan 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 Ursnif Trojan will be removed.
Eliminate Ursnif Trojan 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.