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Some of our users reported a Bitcoin email scam that they have received, with the following message from the hacker:
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A majority of antivirus programs have detected the virus using 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ Bitcoin Wallet. You can see the attached report from VirusTotal below:
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Characteristics of 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ – what we know so far
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Can I remove 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ Myself?
Considering all of the aforementioned points, your only choice is to act – act quickly and without hesitation towards removing the threat. We will offer you our help regarding this uneasy task in the form of the guide you will see below. To the guide, we have added a professional tool for malware removal which can be a very useful helper against this threat, especially if you use it in a combination with the manual steps from the guide.
|Danger Level||High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)|
|Symptoms||Some Trojans might trigger frequent errors or BSOD crashes as well as cause your PC to experience slow-downs due to the higher amounts of RAM and CPU that are being used by the malware program.|
|Distribution Method||Most users get Trojans by visiting shady and unsafe sites, by opening malicious spam e-mail attachments, by clicking on random web ads that are not safe and by downloading pirated software.|
Remove 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ Bitcoin Email Virus
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 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ
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.
If you see any IP addresses there (below Localhost) send them to us here, in the comments since they might be coming from the 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ.
To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.
If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter - a professional malware removal tool - to see whether it will find malicious programs on your PC.
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 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ , 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 – 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ
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 1LfYcbCsssB2niF3VWRBTVZFExzsweyPGQ. 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 MobileSecurityZone.com, 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.