Semalt Expert: How To Get Rid Of Trojan Botnet
The Trojan botnet spreads when your security measures are not authentic and reliable. Users who are quite savvy may receive attachments from unknown senders, who pretend to be innocent and want you to get involved in some online transactions. For this, they ask you to click on particular links, which are not safe. The Trojan infections mostly spread through these suspicious attachments or links. They contain bot agents who get installed on your system and make it look like zombies. Jack Miller, the Semalt Customer Success Manager, says that most of the cases of Trojan botnet are reported when the systems are affected with a specific rootkit or Trojan horse or when malicious code is penetrated in the computer systems and become a part of its memory.
How do these infections spread?
Just like other programs, the Trojan botnets spread randomly and compromise a large number of computer devices. These programs become a part of your computer device and don't let you know that they are actively performing some illegal tasks. For the most parts, the Trojan botnets and infections create configuration entries in your device and compromise its overall performance and functionality.
How to remove Trojan botnets from your system?
Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent the arrival of Trojan botnets and other bots, but you can remove them from your computer in five different ways.
Procedure №1: Use Autoruns
Luckily, some programs and tools allow you to cut down the Trojan botnets to a great extent. We recommend you to use Sysinternals or Autoruns. Both are very good programs and are easy to install. Once they are installed, you should not forget to activate them as soon as possible. This program will list all the Trojan botnets and traditional bots, helping you to remove them from your system.
Procedure №2: Clear the cache
Once you have installed this program, don't forget to clear your cache. Let me here tell you that the majority of Trojan botnets leave their fragments behind even when you have removed them. So clearing the cache will ensure that all their fragments are also removed, and you don't need to run for other security measures.
Procedure №3: Install antivirus or anti-Trojan programs and update them
You should not forget to install antivirus and anti-trojan programs and keep them updated every day. These programs will help you remove all Trojan botnets, and DoS attacks can also be prevented to a great extent. Make sure you have kept your security patches updated and don't feel hesitation to buy their paid versions for extra features and characteristics.
Recommended antivirus programs and anti-malware tools
Kaspersky, ESET Nod32, Avast, AVG, BitDefender, Antivir, and Trend Micro are the most reliable antivirus programs you can try. The anti-malware programs include Malwarebytes, Emsisoft, and Zemana. You can download and extract any of these antivirus or anti-malware programs to get rid of Trojan botnets within a few minutes. All of them show information about how the Trojan malware is infecting your systems and you should not forget to run the scan every time you turn your computer on.