TR/Zugy.iks.1

Name: TR/Zugy.iks.1

Date Discovered: October 8th, 2015

Type: Malware

Impact: Medium

Reported Infections: Low

Operating System: Windows

Amount of PCs Infected: 300,000+

 

Virus Detected on ScanGuard?: YES

 

How it affects the user: it will attempt to delete, destroy or steal data through an infected email or questionable websites.

 

Resolution: Download and run ScanGuard.

 

Summary of how to remove Virus:

  • Run a system scan on ScanGuard.
  • Enable real-time protection
  • Delete all files that flag as a threat
  • Delete all quarantined items
  • Continue to close the browser that you used when the virus showed via task manager.
  • Do not restore tabs when you reopen browser

 

More Info:

This virus is identical to the virus at number 10 but with 308.726 threats detected yesterday. It was first discovered on the 8th of October 2015. It mainly infects through a program that poses as a fake virus removal tool or fake updates for a virus removal tool that you do not even have installed.