Several users have complained about a svchost.exe file detected by Avast. As a result, their antivirus program has been continuously displaying warning pop-ups about svchost.exe detected as a threat. The infection itself has been determined as URL:Mal and it may have entered the system alongside a free or cracked program downloaded from the Web. Compromised machines may get between 15 and 20 alerts for numerous URL:Mal detected in svchost.exe. Running a powerful antivirus program to detect and eliminate all components of the malicious executable file is strongly recommended.
svchost.exe URL:Mal Threat Description
Infected users that already have an anti-malware tool installed on their computers may be getting warning pop-up windows informing them about a blocked harmful file or page. The threat’s process is found in
The infection itself is URL:Mal.
Possible outcomes of the svchost.exe infections are:
- Persistent unrelated browser redirects that happen after the user clicks on a hyperlink on an unknown page.
- Worsened performance of the compromised computer that has been running slower than usual.
Users should be aware that malware tends to hide in executable files of other programs. If the user is witnessing warnings about an error associated with svchost.exe, he may not be affected by the same problem. However, he may want to scan his system so that any potential threats are discovered in time.
For future reference, users are advised to be careful when planning to download software from both legitimate and suspicious freeware websites. Malicious files may have been included in the package of seemingly standard software products.
svchost.exe URL:Mal Removal Steps
The best method to deal with malware is by installing a powerful antivirus program, or if such a program is already present, keeping it intact is crucial towards safety. A descriptive video about malware and how to deal with it is given below the article.
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