It is hard to imagine how dangerous can Packed.Win32.Krap.hc be as it is named by some random letters. Usually speaking, virus named by random letters can be either a fiddling item or an extremely destructive piece. Here are some consequences of being attacked by Packed.Win32.Krap.hc Trojan:
As its name suggests, Packed.Win32.Krap.hc attacks Windows 32 bit platforms only. It has been categorized by security company as Trojan horse. Yet, it does more than an average Trojan. There are some features about Packed.Win32.Krap.hc that we should learn so as to know what the most effective solution is and how dangerous it is. Keep reading to find out. Any help will be gladly answered if one contacts VilmaTech Online Support by starting a live chat window here.
The moment Packed.Win32.Krap.hc gets in a machine, it puts its hand to numerate and overwrite the critical drivers regarding startup configuration, security defense, Task Manager, system service and the like. By doing so, Packed.Win32.Krap.hc becomes capable of penetrating into system items and all these would finally benefit a last-long stay on a machine and do whatever it wants to with the ultimate goal for money.
Packed.Win32.Krap.hc contains a URL address and uses HTTP protocol in the communication; by creating and running a new thread with its own program code within processes concerning browsers, the Trojan horse becomes able to hook Windows APIs to modify network traffic and thus direct victims to the bogus site. If one updates virus knowledge from Global PC Support Center, one should know that JS and BHO techniques are basic in building a web page. However, with slight modification, they can contribute to recording any in-put information online. What’s worse, there are more virus embedded on the bogus web sites, any access to such web site will end up with unexpected infections.
Due to the success in writing its own data to the end of a physical drive, the Trojan horse has the capability to hide its generated files that present System (S) and Hidden (H) attributes in Windows Explorer; as soon as the entire installation finishes, Packed.Win32.Krap.hc deletes the original executable files in an attempt to dodge the detection by installed security utilities.
The error message prompting up after Packed.Win32.Krap.hc affection implies that the Trojan horse uses VBR (Volume Boot Record) infection (NTFS bootstrap code) for loading unsigned kernel-mode drivers. This would replace the original VBR of the hard disk drive with its own data. Due to the fact that boot record does not belong to any disk, normal disk format will not help remove Packed.Win32.Krap.hc.
There’s no hesitation in removing Packed.Win32.Krap.hc, but how is it possible when it is capable of destroying security defense? Technicians from VilmaTech Online Support would recommend hard disk low level format to make the Trojan removal and combine with some further steps. Follow the below instruction to help yourself. If you are confused about the steps, please do feel free to get one-to-one assistance by starting a live chat here.
Step1. Start removing Packed.Win32.Krap.hc with changing the partitions.
Step2. Execute hard disk low level format to make Packed.Win32.Krap.hc removable.
Step3. Reset browser settings to get back normal pages from the bogus ones.
Step4. Show hidden items to remove the ones related to Packed.Win32.Krap.hc.
Please navigate to the following listed locations respectively to remove the ones created on and after the day Packed.Win32.Krap.hc was firstly detected according to the anti-virus program log.
It is recommended to do so in the age when virus are flooded on the Internet. Though the restore point won’t help remove virus at some point, it could at least alleviate the manual removal by reducing some mechanical issues. This could help reach quick fix before more infections are warming into the compromised machine. Learn how to create a restore point, follow the video below.