This page aims to help you remove Big_Bang_Empire Virus. These Big_Bang_Empire Virus removal instructions work for every version of Windows.
The page that you landed on is all about one very malicious virus from the Trojan horse family called Big_Bang_Empire Virus. If a threat of this type has infected your computer, you should make sure that you remove it immediately because the longer it stays there, the more harmful its effects on your system and your privacy will be. There are numerous problems that a Trojan horse like Big_Bang_Empire Virus can cause and in this article, we are going to discuss the most common of them, as well as what the ways to safely remove and prevent such infections in the future are. For those of you, who need some assistance in getting rid of this Trojan, we have published a removal guide with instructions on how to locate and effectively remove the threat from your PC. Once you get familiar with all of its specifics, which you can find in the lines below, scroll down to the guide and carefully repeat all of the instructions.
How would you know that you have been infected?
Detecting a Trojan like Big_Bang_Empire Virus is a very tricky task, which is usually impossible without reliable antivirus software or a professional’s help. This type of malware can be very cunning and can camouflage like anything, just to make you click on it and get you infected. In most of the cases, you won’t even notice that the threat has successfully invaded your machine unless some serious malfunction issues start to appear. One of the reasons why Trojans are so dangerous is that they hardly have any symptoms, therefore it is usually very difficult to spot and recognize them. If you are very observant, however, you may eventually notice some strange activities, which may give them away. For example, if your computer starts to crash without any visible reason, the Blue Screen of Death appears too often, frequent system errors start to interrupt your activity and you notice some general instability in the way that your PC performs, this could be a sign that most probably malware like Big_Bang_Empire Virus is performing something harmful on your system. Note that oftentimes, these symptoms may also be caused by some other system problems, which may not always be related to Trojan horse infections, but if you notice such issues, it is best to run a thorough scan with your antivirus and have your entire PC checked.
What damage can Big_Bang_Empire Virus cause to your PC?
Trojans like Big_Bang_Empire Virus are widely spread over the web and are used for a number of criminal activities. This type of malware is the tool of choice for many cyber criminals to perform different types of fraud, theft, and damages to the infected machines and their users. Depending on the goal of the hackers, who program them, malicious scripts like Big_Bang_Empire Virus can effectively be used to damage the victim’s system, corrupt or delete important OS files and even erase the entire data from the hard drives. Espionage, credential stealing, and unauthorized access to the entire infected machine are other possible forms of harassment that a Trojan horse may cause. But the most frightening among all the uses is the possibility of the Trojan to deliver other malware, especially Ransomware cryptoviruses, inside the infected computer. Many hackers nowadays use this method to infect unsuspecting online users with different Ransomware versions and other advanced viruses, without them having a clue of what is going on.
With all this being said, we are sure that you don’t want to experience any of the above mentioned malicious effects of the Trojans. But what should you do if Big_Bang_Empire Virus has already invaded you? Don’t panic. This Trojan, as tricky as it is, can be removed and for that, we will direct you to the removal guide below, which will help you safely eliminate all of its harmful scripts from your machine.
How not to catch a Trojan?
After you remove Big_Bang_Empire Virus from your system, you may find it useful to know how to keep your system safe from this type of threats in the future. Nothing can guarantee you 100 percent of protection, but if you follow some general safety measures, this may minimize your chances of meeting Trojans when you least expect them. The most important safety measure is to have a good and reliable antivirus program on your computer and run regular scans with it. Also, avoid visiting websites that appear shady or illegal and the pages of which are full of sketchy and intrusive ads and pop-ups. Your email inbox is also not to be trusted, especially if it gets filled with spam and some strange emails with attachments that try to sell you too-good-to-be-true offers or make you click or download something. They have a great chance of being infected or being transmitters of some nasty infections, including Trojans, viruses, and Ransomware, so stay away from them and don’t get tempted to click on everything that appears on your screen.
|Danger Level||High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)|
|Symptoms||This threat hardly has any visible symptoms, therefore it is usually very difficult to spot and recognize it.|
|Distribution Method||Pirate content, infected web pages, ads and pop-ups, spam emails with malicious attachments, torrents, misleading links, shady sites.|
|Detection Tool||We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.|
Big_Bang_Empire Virus Removal
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Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous.
Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:
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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders.
Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.
Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:
Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.
- Remember this step – if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here.
Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:
If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.
To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.
If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter - a professional malware removal tool - to see whether it will find malicious programs on your PC.
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
If the guide didn’t help you, download the anti-virus program we recommended or ask us in the comments for guidance!