Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Lurker Trojan

Lurker malware description and removal detail
Also known as:

[F-Prot]security risk or a "backdoor" program;
[Computer Associates]Backdoor/Lurker.11!Server

Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:

In order to ensure that the Lurker is launched automatically each time the system is booted, the Lurker adds a link to its executable file in the system registry:

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

Detecting Lurker:


Removing Lurker:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Lurker.

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 Lurker manually.

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

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Lurker process.
  2. Delete the original Lurker 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.

ExterminateIt effectively and automatically removes Lurker from you computer and is a good solution for those who are seeking easy and effective protection for their computer from Trojan Horses, Rootkits, Backdoors, spyware, botnets, keystroke loggers, dialers and other malicious software(malware).

Download ExterminateIt! to instantly get rid of Lurker!

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