TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A is a backdoor Trojan that is capable of installing other programs on the compromised computer in a stealth manner. The threat’s ability to open a backdoor on the user’s machine and allow remote access to the system makes it extremely dangerous. Malware experts recommend using a competent AV solution to remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from your computer.
How Does TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A Affect Your System?
Backdoor Trojans (and TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A makes no exception) are considered the most dangerous type of Trojans because they can download malware or unwanted and potentially unsafe software on the compromised machine and connect to a remote server. Microsoft experts have observed TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A connecting to www.porschealacam.com using port 80.
The threat can connect to a remote host for the following purposes:
- Download and run files on the affected computer
- Receive configuration data
- Receive instructions from cyber criminals
- Upload information from the compromised machine
The research team reports that TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A has been spotted to access online content like update.zip, manifest.json, son.exe, ff.zip.
The malicious Trojan can create a mutex and use it as an infection marker. For example: Global\SAScaConMut
The presence of the below-listed files and registry modifications indicates that your system has been infiltrated by TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A:
- In subkey: HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
Sets value: “Samsung Appstore”
With data: “”%APPDATA%\mozila\scvhost.exe” “sevdim inanamayacagin kadar seni esmer kiz kirpiklerimde cirpinan su tuzlu gozyasimda ihanetin adi yok””
How Is TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A Distributed?
Backdoor Trojans typically enter the user’s system unnoticed via malicious attachments to spam email messages or through corrupted web pages. Bundled installations are also a way in for various threats.
Malware experts recommend performing your downloads from trusted sources and never opening emails from unknown senders.
How to Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Your PC?
Users are advised to perform a full system scan and then remove any detected threats in Safe Mode. The instructions below will assist you in deleting TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A permanently from your PC.
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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A
Step 2: Uninstall TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.A will be removed.
Eliminate TrojanDownloader:Win32/Lacam.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.