SpyBot - How to remove?


SpyBot is a very dangerous worm. It uses many ways to provide a hacker with remote access of an infected computer.

Once SpyBot gets on a machine, it rings an IRC server and waits for instructions from an attacker. The later can execute commands then and gain control of the compromised system. SpyBot (a.k.a. W32.Spybot.Worm) infection results adware pop-ups, joining botnets, identity theft and loss of other sensitive data.

The worst thing about W32.Spybot.Worm is its ability to hide its presence; people may not notice SpyBot aboard a computer unless reputable anti-spyware scan is used. SpyBot spreads via mIRC, Kazaa p2p download manager and free downloads on the Internet.

Do not take SpyBot as Spybot Search and Destroy. Spybot Search and Destroy is anti-spyware and it is not a threat to your computer; but SpyBot worm is a very dangerous infection and it should be deleted as soon as possible.


Automatic SpyBot removal tools


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    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  Download Reimage for SpyBot detectionNote: Reimage trial provides detection of parasite like SpyBot and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
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Manual SpyBot removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove SpyBot, 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 2-viruses.com.


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

October 1st, 2016 13:43, October 1st, 2016 13:43
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