Cloudnet Virus

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Cloudnet

Cloudnet Virus is a Trojan that uses your computer as a cryptocurrency miner. While cloudnet.exe is running on your computer resources are used up, and as a result, it dramatically slows down your computer performance. This particular virus can be very malicious, used to cheat on your system or exploit its vulnerabilities in a number of ways. Approximately 70% of all computer infections are usually with Trojans, which makes them the most common threat you can encounter.

Cloudnet

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The Cloudnet Virus

The Cloudnet Virus is a trojan horse infection that infiltrates the target’s system via other malware already present inside a system or downloaded from infected websites. The Cloudnet virus executes the cloudnet.exe which is known to mine cryptocurrency without the user’s knowledge.

Cloudnet Virus

The Cloudnet Virus

There may be many ways in which a virus script like Cloudnet can integrate into your PC. For instance, your computer can catch such malware through a variety of sources, such as suspicious-looking websites with potentially infected content, program packages, infected links, ads or messages and their attachments, especially some spam that you may find in your e-mail inbox. Typically, one click on the virus transmitter is enough to activate the script and help it fully exploit the vulnerabilities of your system. The absence of an effective and reliable antivirus tool can also be considered serious negligence towards your system’s safety. In most of cases, good antivirus software can detect and notify you about the potential threat, while without it, the virus can secretly infect you and it may take months or even years for you to realize what malware is lurking inside your windows software. Unfortunately, most of the victims come to know about it after serious damage has been done to their machine.

Cloud Net

Cloud net is a Trojan-based virus that can stealthily invade a computer and initiate many different malicious activities on it. In some cases, Cloud net can serve as a backdoor for other viruses and insert Ransomware or Spyware inside the infected computer.

Basically, every virus can be programmed to perform a wide range of malicious tasks. It all depends on the hackers, who control the infection and their intentions. If you have one on your computer, you are facing probably the worst type of malware ever developed, and you can never be sure what damage it may cause and what the criminals may use it for. We can only give you an idea about some of the most common issues, reported by the victims of viruses, so you could understand the harmful abilities of such an infection and take immediate action to remove it from your PC.

  • A possible usage of the Cloud net Virus is for fun. Oftentimes, hackers, who create such malware, use it to entertain themselves by destroying random victims’ computers. This may sound sick but you never know how sick the brain of cybercriminals is. In most of the cases, the results of the attack are the complete damage of the OS and all the data on it.
  • A virus-like Cloud net can be used as a tool for data theft. In such a case, the malware could be programmed to secretly create copies of your login credentials, passwords, banking, and payment details and deliver them to the crooks. There is no need to tell you what they can do with this data once they get their hands on it. Drained bank accounts and online profiles theft are just some of the possible scenarios.
  • This virus may deliver another dreadful “buddy” inside your windows computer. In most of the cases, the virus comes in a combo with some other malware such as Ransomware or another nasty virus, that’s why you should scan your system throughout and remove all the malware that could have snuck inside.

Removing the threat:

When it comes to removing such a serious threat from your system, we recommend you use the instructions in the removal guide below and combine them with a thorough scan with the professional Cloudnet Virus removal tool. This will ensure that no malicious scripts will remain hidden on your machine and you will be able to clean everything and use your windows (7,10) computer safely.

Can’t uninstall Cloudnet Virus (cloudnet.exe)? This page includes detailed instructions on how to remove Cloudnet Virus that can be found at the bottom half of this article which works for windows 7 and windows 10.

In the text below, you will find all the important details about one recent Virus infection called Cloudnet also know as Cloud Net. If you stay on this page, you will come to know more about the possible negative effects you may experience due to this particular virus as well as all the possible methods to remove it from your system. For this, please find the manual removal guide that we have published below. Our most sincere desire is to help you cope successfully with this infection because the longer it stays on your computer, the worse the consequences for your system and your safety would be.

SUMMARY:

Name Cloudnet – Cloud Net – Cloudnet.exe
Type Trojan
Danger Level High (Viruses are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms This threat is very tricky and usually has no visible symptoms. Only reputed antivirus software may detect it on time. 
Distribution Method Suspicious-looking websites with potentially infected content, program packages, infected links, ads or messages, and their attachments, especially some spam that you may find in your e-mail inbox.
Removal Tool

Keep in mind, SpyHunter’s malware detection tool is free. To remove the infection, you’ll need to purchase the full version.More information about SpyHunter and steps to uninstall.

How to Uninstall Cloudnet

To try and uninstall Cloudnet quickly you can try this:

  1. Go to your browser’s settings and select More Tools (or Add-ons, depending on your browser).
  2. Then click on the Extensions tab.
  3. Look for the Cloudnet extension (as well as any other unfamiliar ones).
  4. Uninstall Cloudnet by clicking on the Thrash Bin icon next to its name.
  5. Confirm and get rid of Cloudnet and any other suspicious items.

If this does not work as described please follow our more detailed Cloudnet uninstall guide below.

If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide


Step1

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Step2

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Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the “Details” Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

malware-start-taskbar

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. 

Step3

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

appwiz

You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

msconfig_opt

Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.

Step4

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.

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Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

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:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter.

  1. Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using —> Properties —> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), click  Properties.
  2. The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself.
  3. Click on Advanced —> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) —> OK.

DNS

Step5

  • After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.

Right-click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).

browser-hijacker-taskbar-properties

Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.

ie9-10_512x512  Remove Cloudnet from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the threat —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

firefox-512 Remove Cloudnet from Firefox:

Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove Cloudnet from Chrome:

Close Chrome. Navigate to:

 C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

Rename the Folder to Backup Default

Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.

Step6

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’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—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


25 Comments

  • The IPs at the bottom of the Hosts file need to be removed from it so make sure you do that and save the changes afterwards. Those are the ones you need to remove:

    127.0.0.1 cpm.paneladmin. pro
    127.0.0.1 publisher.hmdiadmingate. xyz
    127.0.0.1 hmdicrewtracksystem. xyz
    127.0.0.1 mydownloaddomain. com
    127.0.0.1 linkmate. space
    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure. space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure. website
    127.0.0.1 doctorlink. space
    127.0.0.1 plugpackdownload. net
    127.0.0.1 texttotalk. org
    127.0.0.1 gambling577 .xyz
    127.0.0.1 htagdownload. space
    127.0.0.1 mybcnmonetize. com
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking. website
    127.0.0.1 dscdn. pw
    127.0.0.1 bcnmonetize.go2affise. com
    127.0.0.1 beautifllink .xyz

  • 127. 0. 0. 1 activation. cloud. techsmith. com
    127. 0. 0. 1 oscount. techsmith. com127. 0. 0. 1 www. techsmith. com
    127. 0. 0. 1 updater. techsmith. com
    127. 0. 0. 1 camtasiatudi. techsmith. com
    127. 0. 0. 3 tsccloud. cloudapp. net
    127. 0. 0. 2 assets. cloud. techsmith. com

  • Ok first, im sorry im a noob

    But what should i do after scanning and find all the malware with the spy hunter

    I mean i know i should delete it, but how?

    • You can either go to the locations of the infected data and delete it from there or buy the full version of the tool for automatic removal. Also, did you try the guide from this page, the instructions in it could also help.

  • 127.0.0.1 space1. adminpressure. space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure. website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload .pw
    127.0.0.1 texttotalk. org
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking .website
    127.0.0.1 room1. 360dev .info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 technologievimy. com
    the ones in my pc

    • We advise you to remove these IPs from the Hosts file on your computer, save the changes and then continue with the next steps from the guide.

  • 162. 222. 193. 86 aoaomo. tremorhub. com
    188. 95. 50. 62 bobomo. tremorhub. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 www. howcast. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 howcast. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 www. ustream. tv
    162. 222. 193. 86 ustream. tv
    162. 222. 193. 86 www. livestream. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 livestream. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 www. dailymotion. com
    162. 222. 193. 86 dailymotion. com
    192. 192. 3. 8 www. virustotal. com
    192. 192. 3. 8 virustotal. com

    • You should delete the IPs from the Hosts file as they are not supposed to be there and may be the cause behind your issue. Delete them, save the changes and continue with the rest of the guide.

  • These are what is in my pc:

    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure. space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure. website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload. pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking. website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev. info
    127.0.0.1 djapp. info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder. online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini. com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk. xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk. xyz

    • Those are definitely rogue IP addresses and must not be kept in your Hosts file – remove them from the file and save the changes. After that, complete the rest of the guide to ensure that everything unwanted or potentially dangerous is removed.

  • I just recently got this virus. I am currently resetting my computer to factory settings. Will this help delete the trojens or make it worse. I quickly detected since I always check my programs installed in control panel to make sure nothing extra was installed.

    • It should remove it but it’s advisable that you first try the instructions from the guide or the removal tool in it, as they may allow you to remove the Trojan without resetting your computer to its factory settings.

  • 127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

    • Those IPs are definitely not supposed to be in the Hosts file on your computer – be sure to delete them from the file, save the changes, and complete the rest of the guide.

  • I see the:

    0.0.0.1 mssplus.mcafee.com
    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

    When I highlight and backspace, then save the changes they merely reappear.

    • Do you have Admin privileges on the computer? Try right-clicking on the Hosts file, and then selecting the “Run as an Admin” option, and then try to delete the IPs again. Also, try doing all this from Safe Mode in case you didn’t do that before.

  • hi sir could anyone help me as i had removed cloudnet virus from computer but later when i check on my saved files i see its extension change to other format how can i use my corrupted files like normal pls help me out thank you much appreciated

  • 127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

    127.0.0.1 space1.adminpressure.space
    127.0.0.1 trackpressure.website
    127.0.0.1 htagzdownload.pw
    127.0.0.1 360devtraking.website
    127.0.0.1 room1.360dev.info
    127.0.0.1 djapp.info
    127.0.0.1 sharefolder.online
    127.0.0.1 telechargini.com
    127.0.0.1 fffffk.xyz
    127.0.0.1 smarttrackk.xyz

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