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Horst. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

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Horst is a trojan that runs a hidden proxy on the compromised computer. It can also provide the attacker with unauthorized remote access to the infected system. The parasite replaces vital system components and terminates some popular antiviruses and firewalls. It may also download harmful files. Horst injects malicious code into legitimate system processes. It is able to bypass the Windows Firewall. It secretly runs on every Windows startup. Related files: smss.exe

Horst properties:
• Allows remote user connection
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Horst manual removal

Kill processes:
nvsvcd.exe, smss.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\.nvsvc
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\%System%\svchost.exe=%System%\svchost.exe:*:Enabled:Microsoft Update
Delete files:
nvsvcd.exe, smss.exe
Misc:
Horst files reside in the default system directory C:\WINDOWS\System32 or C:\WINNT\System32.

Geolocation of Horst

Map reveals the prevalence of Horst. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

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