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Mailbot. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

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Mailbot is a trojan that sends out large amount of spam e-mail messages from a compromised computer. It harvests e-mail addresses from local web pages, text and spreadsheet documents, mail clients configuration files. Mailbot also regularly contacts predetermined web sites in order to transfer operation statistcs and receive additional instructions. The trojan is able to bypass certain firewalls and hide its presence in the system by injecting malicious code into legitimate running processes (usually into the winlogon.exe task). Mailbot automatically runs on every Windows startup.
Some new versions of Mailbot are able to control the compromised computer remotely to send emails. Related files: msctl32.dll

Mailbot properties:
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Mailbot manual removal

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\msctl32.dll
Delete files:
msctl32.dll
Misc:
The msctl32.dll file can be found in default system directory, which is one of the following: C:\Windows\System, C:\Windows\System32, C:\Winnt\System32.

Geolocation of Mailbot

Map reveals the prevalence of Mailbot. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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