Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec Trojan

Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec malware description and removal detail
Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:
[%PROGRAMS%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.lnk
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.exe
[%PROGRAMS%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.lnk
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.exe

In order to ensure that the Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec is launched automatically each time the system is booted, the Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec adds a link to its executable file in the system registry:
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.exe

Platforms / OS: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista

Detecting Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec:

[%PROGRAMS%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.lnk
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.exe
[%PROGRAMS%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.lnk
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\HQ Codec\Uninstall.exe


Registry Keys:

Removing Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec.

If you do not have ExterminateIt and you are worried that you may have infected computer, you could run trial version of ExterminateIt, or remove Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec manually.

To completely manually remove Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec malware from your computer, you need to delete the Windows registry keys and registry values, the files and folders associated with Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec.

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec process.
  2. Delete the original Zlob.Fam.HQ Codec file and folders.
  3. Delete the system registry key parameters
  4. Update your antivirus databases or buy antivirus software and perform a full scan of the computer.

We recommends that all Internet users back up any important information on their computers, enable maximum protection from network attacks and malicious code on their computers, refrain from executing suspicious programs received from untrustworthy sources.

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