Trojan.Simda.gen!A is a dangerous kernel mode rootkit infection that is quite difficult to detect and remove. ESG security researchers have associated the Trojan.Simda.gen!A rootkit with various browser hijackers. This rootkit also creates a backdoor into the infected computer, allowing criminals to gain access to the victim’s computer from a remote location. Using Trojan.Simda.gen!A, criminals can spy on your activities, steal private information or install other malware on your computer. ESG security researchers advise removing Trojan.Simda.gen!A with a reliable anti-malware program. Unfortunately, Trojan.Simda.gen!A has advanced features that often make it very difficult to remove without a specialized tool, even when using Windows’ Safe Mode. ESG malware analysts recommend using a specialized anti-rootkit application in order to ensure that all traces of Trojan.Simda.gen!A are removed from your computer. Trojan.Simda.gen!A poses a severe threat to your computer and Trojan.Simda.gen!A should be removed immediately.
Trojan.Simda.gen!A is one of the many Trojans that belong to the Simda family of malware. This is a large family of rootkits and Trojan infections used to install a backdoor into their victim’s computers. There are often numerous components involved in a Simda-related malware attack. Because of this, Trojan.Simda.gen!A will seldom attack alone and will often be associated with additional malware threats on the infected computer. While Trojan.Simda.gen!A itself will rarely cause symptoms on the victim’s computer, its associated malware components will frequently cause problems that will point to the presence of Trojan.Simda.gen!A on the infected computer. The two most common problems associated with the presence of Trojan.Simda.gen!A are listed below:
- Trojan.Simda.gen!A is closely associated with browser hijackers. Because of this, computers infected with Trojan.Simda.gen!A may present frequent browser redirects, often leading computer users to phishing websites or to websites that promote known malware or carry out common online scams.
- Trojan.Simda.gen!A will also create a backdoor on the victim’s computer. If you detect suspicious network activity, it may be Trojan.Simda.gen!A connecting to a remote server in order to be given instructions from its command and control server through its backdoor.
Due to the way Trojan.Simda.gen!A can backup and reinstall itself, advanced removal techniques may be necessary in order to remove Trojan.Simda.gen!A completely. ESG malware researchers advise using only the most powerful anti-malware software available to scan your infected computer. It is also highly recommended starting up Windows and to scan the infected computer from a source that has not been compromised, such as a shared network drive or an external memory drive.
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