What is Dyzap virus?
Dyzap virus is a dangerous trojan horse, which is used for stealing banking data and other sensitive information. According to security experts, this threat is especially interested in people's online logins and passwords, crypto currency, payroll services, private keys, and similar information. The most interesting part is that it has also been used for spreading Gameover, CryptoLocker and other viruses. So, if this trojan manages to get inside the system, it can not only cause the loss of your private data. It can also download a virus that is capable of encrypting your important files and then asking to pay a ransom for getting them back. According to the latest reports, this virus is mostly spread via infected email, which reads reads: “Please look your document attached”. Of course, as soon as victim is tricked into opening the attachment, his/hers computer is infected with Dyzap. It is believed that this trojan is mostly spread in English-speaking countries (USA, Canada, UK, etc.). Nevertheless, even if you don't live in such country, you should be very careful and double check your anti-spyware. If it is out of date, you should update it to its latest version. If you don't have such thing, please install Reimage.
How can Dyzap infect my computer?
As we have already mentioned, Dyzap can be downloaded to the system thru an infected email attachment that claims “Please look your document attached”. Of course, hackers can easily change the body of this message and make it look more trustworthy than it is at the moment of writing. Beware that you can easily be informed about various purchases, payments and similar things that can easily trick you into downloading an infected email attachment. In addition, when trying to avoid Dyzap virus, you should always stay away from illegal websites that are filled with illegal content and stay away from these pop-up ads that show up out of nowhere and offer updating various programs or checking computer with a mystical 'free scanner'..
How to remove Dyzap virus?
If you want to double check your computer and make sure that it is not infected with Dyzap, you should run a full system scan with Reimage, Malwarebytes or other reputable anti-spyware. Make sure you use updated versions to detect all files that belong to this dangerous virus. If you think that this trojan has already downloaded Cryptolocker virus to your computer, try to follow these steps:
- Reboot you infected PC to 'Safe mode with command prompt' to disable virus (this should be working with all versions of this threat)
- Run Regedit
- Search for WinLogon Entries and write down all the files that are not explorer.exe or blank. Replace them with explorer.exe.
- Search the registry for these files you have written down and delete the registry keys referencing the files.
- Reboot and run a full system scan with updated Reimage.