McAfee detects several ZeroAccess.hm infection and fails to delete them? Wondering if you are missing any potential traces? Are you search a removal tool to completely remove ZeroAccess.hm? This post and Tee Support research and tech support team will help you sort it out effectively.
ZeroAccess.hm is a Rootkit detection which targets at multiple Windows machines. One common thing about all variants the active, developing and aggressive ZeroAccess family is an authorized access to the infected system with extremely crafty hiding tactics. ZeroAccess.hm is usually inserted into compromised sites which pushes the execution and installment once upon performing the click. Besides, on its own, it will establish the connection to remote server to fetch other component and execute them with admin privilege. It’s quite dangerous to keep ZeroAccess.hm since it has the ability to steal stored personal data, as well as input passwords to send to malicious third parties. We also find that it is associated with functions of browser redirect which is now a common method used to reap profits with pay-per-click network traffic. Besides, it will cancel the processes of security utilities to make the vulnerable system prone to other infections. We remind users of being careful not to fall victim of online trap and immediate action to get rid of ZeroAccess.hm once upon the detection.
ZeroAccess.hm Possible Symptoms
- Noticeable slowness starting from the start-up to the shutdown.
- Redirects of search queries to irrelevant pages.
- Annoying popups linked with suspicious pages.
- Deleted shortcuts on desktop and start menu.
- Corrupted files with modified extensions.
- Disabled Firewall, Security Center and task manager.
ZeroAccess.hm and other Trojans involved in a ZeroAccess infection usually use code injection attacks to conceal themselves in running processes, which makes its deletion not allowed. In the wild, some removal attempt may be stuck when the scan freezes up at certain point, or when they cannot be activated at all. Thus we highly suggest manual method to disable ZeroAccess.hm Trojan with expertize guidance. Below is the referential steps on how:
Step 1 : Go to Task Manager with Alt+Ctrl+Delete and stop its process.
Step 2: Search for and delete its related files in Local Disk C:
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\random.exe \
Step 3: Navigate to remove the registry entries associated as below in Registry Editor:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0′ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1′ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’