Friday, December 5, 2008

Zep Trojan

Zep malware description and removal detail
Also known as:

[Eset]Bat.Wavefunc.Zep.163 virus;
[Computer Associates]Zep

Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\desktop messenger\8876480\\program\restart.exe
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\desktop messenger\8876480\\program\restart.exe

In order to ensure that the Zep is launched automatically each time the system is booted, the Zep adds a link to its executable file in the system registry:
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\desktop messenger\8876480\\program\restart.exe

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

Detecting Zep:

[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\desktop messenger\8876480\\program\restart.exe
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\desktop messenger\8876480\\program\restart.exe

Removing Zep:

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

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 Zep manually.

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

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

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