Remove Harakit
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Harakit is also known as W32.Harakit | Type: Worms
Harakit worm is typical representative of its kind. Harakit (also known as W32.Harakit) spreads through network shares and online chat applications. It also creates copies of itself on every removable drive it can locate; this is how it reaches new victims.

Harakit makes changes in Windows registry in order to hide itself from computer’s owner. The modifications it makes also enables Harakit worm to run on every startup. Harakit usually deletes some registry entries that are responsible for security settings; this way it stays unobserved by anti-spyware and anti-virus scans. Changing security settings also helps Harakit to achieve its goals. Replicating itself is not the main purpose of W32.Harakit; it targets personal information. Harakit collects sensitive data and delivers it to remote attackers. Harakit is as threat to person’s privacy and security. Harakit properties:
• Sends out logs by FTP or email
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Harakit manual removal

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\Run\"cftm" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\cftm.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\Run\"csrcs" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrcs.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"cftm" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\cftm.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\"cftm" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\cftm.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\"ShowSuperHidden" = "0"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\"Shell" = "Explorer.exe csrcs.exe"
Delete files:

Information added: 11/12/08 01:22; information updated: 12/10/08 08:12

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Comments on Harakit

I deleted most of the files above, but found the khr system file on my drives. My hard drive has been failing so I hope that is the problem.

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