Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a - How to remove?


Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a is a fake threat displayed by rogue anti-spyware-promoting Zlob trojans. One such corrupt anti-spyware in particular is Antivirus 2008. This threat appears in popups and fake system notifications displayed by the trojan. The point of this disinformation is to create a reason for the user to buy the rogue’s fake “licensed version”. The message may also appear as a false positive displayed in the scan report of Antivirus 2008 trial version. The message displayed looks as follows:

“Dangerous files found! Your privacy is at Risk!
To prevent yourself from personal data loss, you need to install a special application to help protect your personal data from possible theft or unauthorized use.”

If you see this message – disregard it. It’s merely a sign that you are the target of a scam.


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Manual Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a infected files and get help in Backdoor.Win32.TheThing.a removal by using Reimage scanner. 

August 17th, 2016 09:41, August 17th, 2016 09:41
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