Remove “Save Yourself” Email Hacker Scam

Save You Email is an email scam that many users have already complained about, seeking help against it.

About Save You Email Hacker Scam

Save You Email Scam is a form of sextortion bitcoin email scam almost identical to “Drive by Exploit” and “You got infected with my malware” . It is a form of malware that belongs to the family of the Trojan Horses. This piece of information alone should be enough for you to realize just how essential it is that you remove this threat from your computer ASAP in case you’ve noticed it there. We can help you with this uneasy task but you will have to read carefully the information from the next paragraphs and then, just as carefully, you will have to follow the removal steps that we have prepared and included in the guide that you can find below.

Save you email removal
Save you email scam

As was already stated, this is not some annoying adware app or some other irritating ad-generating software that won’t really harm your computer. Instead, Save You Email is a Trojan Horse representative and it may have many harmful abilities that can lead to all sorts of issues inside your system and also with your virtual privacy. It is well known that Trojans can be used to spy on people, to steal information from their hard-drives and from their online accounts and to even control their computers and force them to execute different tasks for the hacker’s benefit. The information about Save You Email at this moment is not sufficient enough to determine its specific goal. In fact, it is even possible that this threat gets used differently in each instance of an infection with it. Some user complaints:

Sextortion, showing my (old) password and claiming 800 dollars or else they will show videos

How dangerous is Save You Email?

What is important to understand, however, is that if this threat really is in your computer, your system is not safe and this could lead to many different problems with the infected machine. Your computer may become incredibly slow, unable to run it’s own Operating system, it may start to get crashes and you may start to see the Blue Screen of Death every couple of minutes. Different files may start to go missing or may get replaced and modified without your approval. In some of the worst cases, even your online cam may get used to spy on you. We understand that this last one may sound a bit far-fetched but it is indeed a real possibility and one that must not be underestimated.

Considering all of this, the best solution is to do your best to remove the infection in the fastest way possible. What we would suggest is that you make use of the guide we have here and maybe also try out the anti-malware tool that you will find in it in case you don’t have reliable security software in your computer or if your antivirus program seems to be unable to take care of Save You Email. And, if nothing seems to work and you are out of options, it is best to shut down the computer and get it checked by an IT professional from your area who may be able to liberate your computer from this nasty piece of malware.


Name Save You Email
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms The Trojan may cause your system to crash to BSOD and different software in your computer to get errors and to become unresponsive.
Distribution Method The many forms of pirated software that get distributed online are what most hackers tend to use in order to spread Trojans.



Remove Save You Email

1: Preparations

Note: Before you go any further, we advise you to bookmark this page or have it open on a separate device such as your smartphone or another PC. Some of the steps might require you to exit your browser on this PC.

2: Task Manager

Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to enter the Task Manager. Go to the Tab labeled Processes (Details for Win 8/10). Carefully look through the list of processes that are currently active on you PC.

If any of them seems shady, consumes too much RAM/CPU or has some strange description or no description at all, right-click on it, select Open File Location and delete everything there.

Also, even if you do not delete the files, be sure to stop the process by right-clicking on it and selecting End Process.

3: IP related to Save You Email

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. Open the hosts file with notepad.

Find where it says Localhost and take a look below that. 

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If you see any IP addresses there (below Localhost) send them to us here, in the comments since they might be coming from the Save You Email.


4: Disable Startup programs

Re-open the Start Menu and type msconfig.

Click on the first search result. In the next window, go to the Startup tab. If you are on Win 10,  it will send you to the Startup part of the task manager instead, as in the picture:

If you see any sketchy/shady looking entries in the list with an unknown manufacturer or a manufacturer name that looks suspicious as there could be a link between them and Save You Email , disable those programs and select OK.

5: Registry Editor

Press Windows key + R and in the resulting window type regedit.

Now, press Ctrl + F and type the name of the virus.

Delete everything that gets found. If you are not sure about whether to delete something, do not hesitate to ask us in the comments. Keep in mind that if you delete the wrong thing, you might cause all sorts of issues to your PC.

6: Deleting potentially malicious data – Save You Email

Type each of the following locations in the Windows search box and hit enter to open the locations:






Delete everything you see in Temp linked to Save You Email Ransomware. About the other folders, sort their contents by date and delete only the most recent entries. As always, if you are not sure about something, write to us in the comment section.

Daniel Sadakov has a degree in Information Technology and specializes in web and mobile cyber security. He harbors a strong detestation for anything and everything malicious and has committed his resources and time to battling all manners of web and mobile threats. He has founded, a website dedicated to covering the top tech stories and providing useful tips for the everyday user, in an effort to reach and help more people.

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