Backdoor.Wakeminap is a malicious program and Trojan able to open up a backdoor and give hackers remote access on poorly protected Windows-based systems. The web is full of traps that deliver a nasty Trojan and malicious program. PC users who have neglected to patch vulnerable software or keep current a stealth anti-malware solution might as well leave the door wide open to continued malicious attacks.
Backdoor.Wakeminap may be bundled with other malware and cloaked inside the download of freeware or shareware. A poisonous link or attachment may be hidden in an spoofed email spam communication or planted on the friendly grounds of social networks or security forums. Once inside, the Trojan unpacks its malicious files and components and makes system changes to support the attack, as well as block removal attempts. A two-way port will also be opened to intercept new instructions or the download of more malicious programs. Data will may be stolen off the system, and a hacker may gain access to misuse the system resources to launch a DNS strike.
Backdoor.Wakeminap is without an interface and is intended to work quietly in the background while the victim continues working. Often a malicious program's system changes and behaviors will conflict with the normal mode of the operating system and negatively impact performance. If your system is suddenly running slow or causing other interruptions, Backdoor.Wakeminap may be the root cause. Manually removing infections using rootkit technology can be risky, because if the wrong file is removed, it could corrupt the hard drive and valuable data could be lost. Therefore, it is best to use a professional anti-malware solution that containsing an anti-rootkit component to find hidden malware and safely remove it without further harm to the hard drive.
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