What is Win32.Trojan.Alureon
Win32.Alureon is a trojan downloader. It has been distributed as a UPX-packed, Win32 executable.
The DLL dropped by Trojan.Alureon may be used to perform a number of functions on an affected machine, such as:
- Deleting Files
- Terminating Processes
- Modifying registry values
- Creating Internet Shortcuts, which are saved in the affected users “Favourites” folder
- Downloading files
Also known as: Win32/Alureon.B.DLL.Trojan, Win32/Alureon.B.Trojan, Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Webber.m (Kaspersky)
Downloads and Executes Arbitrary Files and Additional Malware
Initially, the dropped DLL downloads a script from the url “http://69.**.**.131”. This script contains a list of files which are downloaded to the %System% folder and then executed. At the time of writing, 10 of the 12 files downloaded have been found to be adware and malware
Do I need to remove Win32.Trojan.Alureon
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
How to Uninstall Win32.Trojan.Alureon scam
The best way for the removal of Win32.Trojan.Alureon is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any Win32.Trojan.Alureon infections.
Automatic removal of Win32.Trojan.Alureon is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove Win32.Trojan.Alureon, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Win32.Trojan.Alureon.
Instructions to get rid of Win32.Trojan.Alureon
If you really want to remove the Win32.Trojan.Alureon infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Win32.Trojan.Alureon Processes – Learn how to do that
[randomized char. string].exe
8 char. – 4 char. – 4 char. – 12 char.exe
Step 2: Remove Win32.Trojan.Alureon files, folders and all associated Win32.Trojan.Alureon DLL files: Learn how to do that
%system%\[randomized char. string].exe
%system%\8 char. – 4 char. – 4 char. – 12 char.exe
Step 3: Uninstall Win32.Trojan.Alureon registry entries: Learn how to do that