TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen3

Name: TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen3

Date Discovered: October 8th, 2015

Type: Malware

Impact: Medium

Reported Infections: Low

Operating System: Windows Operating System

Amount of PCs Infected: 1,700,000 +

 

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:

The term 'TR' denotes a trojan horse that is able to spy out data, violate your privacy, or perform unwanted modifications to the system. This has been detected 1.7 million times in the last 24 hours and is the biggest threat in Germany which is at the top of the list of infected countries. It will also present you with a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports about potential risks on the computer.