Trojan HTML/CryptoStealBTC

HTML/CryptoStealBTC

HTML/CryptoStealBTC is a devastating computer threat categorized as a Trojan Horse that can hijack OS processes and data to avoid getting detected by your antivirus. HTML/CryptoStealBTC can use unlimited amounts of system resources to carry out a wide variety of malicious tasks.

HTML/CryptoStealBTC

It is difficult to predict the exact consequences of an attack by the HTML/CryptoStealBTC Trojan

There is no denying that some of the most serious forms of malware hazards are the malware programs that can be categorized as Trojan Horses. This group of malware is highly varied in the sense that the purposes for which it can be used are many and highly diverse – from damaging core system components to stealing different kinds of important information, from serving as a backdoor for Ransomware, Rootkits and Worms to operating as a Spyware program and monitoring everything that it victim does on their computer without getting noticed, a typical Trojan could do it all as long as the person behind it wants it to. This, in turn, leads to a whole lot of trouble when dealing with this form of infections. Oftentimes the people trying to fight a Trojan virus do not even know what the malware might be after. This fully applies to the new HTML/CryptoStealBTC malware program – according to the experts who have been researching this newly discovered threat, it is a Trojan Horse representative. However, because of the multi-function nature of the Trojan programs in general and also due to the incomplete data about this new cyber hazard, it is not known what the specific target of HTML/CryptoStealBTC or CryptoStealBTC really is. As we said, it is a new infection that is still being researched, making it difficult to predict the exact consequences of an attack by it. Since you are here, however, we assume that you have or at least thing you have this HTML/CryptoStealBTC Trojan nested inside your computer. If that is what has lead you to this page, you are already a step closer to solving this mess and saving your computer. What you need to do next is carefully explore the guide that you will see next and then meticulously follow each step from it in the exact same order as they are listed. 

The Trojan HTML/CryptoStealBTC

A very typical trait of viruses like the Trojan HTML/CryptoStealBTC is their stealthy nature, which is actually the reason they are called Trojan Horses. Because of the many tricks and tactics used by Trojans to cover their tracks and to remain practically invisible to the user, you may have difficult time finding and deleting everything that the Trojan HTML/CryptoStealBTC may have inserted in your computer.

This could, of course, lead to many other issues and prevent you from liberating your machine from the presence of the Trojan. It’s possible that even if you complete every instruction from the guide the malware may still not be fully taken care of. For this reason, you may also need to use a specialized security tool to help you get rid of HTML/CryptoStealBTC. A reliable antivirus with its latest updates installed should be able to handle this but if you do not currently have such a program or the one you have doesn’t seem to be enough, we advise you to consider using the removal software we have on this page. You can find it in the guide alongside the manual removal steps and use it as an additional helper in the elimination of the HTML/CryptoStealBTC Trojan.

SUMMARY:

Name HTML/CryptoStealBTC
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  Any odd or unusual system behavior can be a Trojan Horse infection sign.
Distribution Method Sometimes, Trojans could come to you as pirated programs, games, misleading spam message attachments and malicious ads.
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Remove HTML/CryptoStealBTC Trojan

If you are looking for a way to remove HTML/CryptoStealBTC you can try this:

  1. Click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS.
  2. Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program.
  3. Search for HTML/CryptoStealBTC and any other unfamiliar programs.
  4. Uninstall HTML/CryptoStealBTC as well as other suspicious programs.

Note that this might not get rid of HTML/CryptoStealBTC completely. For more detailed removal instructions follow the 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

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. 

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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.

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    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:

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    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.

    If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter
    a professional malware removal tool.

    More information on SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.

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

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    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:

    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.

    Step5

    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—-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!

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    About the author

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    Brandon Skies

    Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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