Title: Dagger

Remove Dagger
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Dagger severity is 55  (55 / 100)
 
This RAT was written in Visual C++ and Compressed with ASPack. The
author is a hacke called Iczer. Several variants appeared from October,
2000 to March, 2001. The purpose of this virus is gaining the intruder
unlimited remote control over the infected system. You may find this
pest in the internet under such names as Dagger 1.31b or Dagger 1.40.
It infects Windows 95/98.

From the publisher:

"The Dagger is a client/server application which allows the client
software to monitor, administer, and perform other network and
multimedia actions on the machine running the DaggerServer. To
communicate with the DaggerServer the DaggerClient must run on any
Microsoft Windows machine.... I programmed the Dagger completly new.
With the helpfull units of a very good friend of mine "Cyanide". With
this units there is nothing realy impossible. Sure I could programm it
also without this units but it made the hole thing much easier." Dagger properties:
• Allows remote user connection
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

Automatic Dagger removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Dagger. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove Dagger using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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Dagger snapshot:

Dagger manual removal:

Kill processes:
client.exe, server.exe, [system, root]\\system\\manager.exe, [system, root]\\system\\vscan.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\sysmanager HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\winvirusscan
Delete files:
bugs.txt, client.exe, daggerreadme.txt, history.txt, package.txt, server.exe, [system root]\\system\\manager.exe, [system root]\\system\\vscan.exe

Geolocation of Dagger:

This map reveals the prevalence of Dagger. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States, Philippines, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.

QR code for Dagger removal instructions:

Dagger qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Dagger are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Dagger right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2005-03-17 11:18:18
Information updated: 2005-03-17 11:18:18

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