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Manually Get Rid of Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c Virus

July 30th, 2012

ROOTKIT.BOOT.PIHAR.C Information:

Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c is a nasty JavaScript Trojan infection which is used to pilfer users’ private information. Once staying inside, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c will disguise itself as an important proxy configuration script so as to connect the compromised machine to their online banking websites. Thus Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c will cause privacy leakage of the victims. In addition, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c also collect users’ information like usernames and passwords as well as other important information. Once active on the host PC, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c will spy on users’ visits to those online banking websites. If users go online, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c will redirect those websites to other vicious websites and collect private information like username and bank account data.

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How to Remove ROOTKIT.BOOT.PIHAR.C Virus Manually?

Delete ROOTKIT.BOOT.PIHAR.C registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuard.1

Delete ROOTKIT.BOOT.PIHAR.C associated components:

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbardtx.ini
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarversion.xml

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