Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 is a Trojan Horse virus that has been recently published. As such, Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 is very dangerous and is able to damage the infected machine in a wide variety of ways.


Multiple VirusTotal scanners can detect Trojan.ciusky.gen.13.

Your computer is very likely to get infected with a Trojan virus, such as Trojan.ciusky.gen.13, if you don’t pay enough attention to your Internet activities and the things you click on. The main reason is that this malware spreads on the Internet primarily through disguised pieces of web content that are very difficult to distinguish from standard and harmless web material. Commonly, Trojans can be distributed via legitimate-looking web links, online ads, banners,  pop-ups, spam messages or email attachments. And, unfortunately, no indications can suggest that such a malware can be disguised as these types of web materials.

One careless click is all that is needed to get infected, and from then on,  the Trojan will secretly execute numerous malicious activities in your device and trigger serious problems and damage to all your files , applications and operating systems.

If you are one of the Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 victims, the following lines might just be what you need to identify and remove the virus from your computer. With the help of our step-by-step removal guide that can be found below the text, we hope that even inexperienced web users can manage to handle the infection without losing much time.

How bad will your computer be affected by Trojan.ciusky.gen.13?

Since most Trojan-based infections appear to be incredibly versatile, we cannot tell you precisely what to expect from advanced malware infections like Trojan.ciusky.gen.13. The offenders who develop the virus may decide that they may use the dangerous code for a variety of unlawfully operated practices such as computer manipulation, stealing of classified information, espionage, distribution of ransomware, total system destruction and more.

You surely don’t have  to wait for your computer to be completely destroyed before you remove the Trojan, but in certain situations, the harm can be very quick and irreparable. This is why we highly recommend that you act immediately and get rid of Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 with the help of the instructions provided in the removal guide below.

How to protect your system?

Trojans can be found in about any location of the Internet – including pirated applications, torrents, fake web ads, spam e-mail attachments, executable files, illegal web pages, online deals, cracked or low-quality software installers and resources which can be downloaded from the web for free.

Reputable websites can be attacked and compromised by Trojan Horses as well, which is why you do want to be careful when surfing the Internet. Try to screen carefully the information with which you interact and keep away from everything that seems questionable. For the most part, you have the protection of your computer in your hands and can strive not just to keep away from possible malware transmitters but also to install high-quality antivirus software. Such software has been programmed to detect and warn you of dangerous web materials, so that prompt action can be taken to remove the threat.


Name Trojan.ciusky.gen.13
Type Trojan
Danger Level High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms What is typical for most Trojan threats is that they are hard to detect since they show no visible symptoms of their presence.
Distribution Method Cybercriminals successfully distribute Trojans via spam messages, infected email attachments, torrents, pirated materials, cracked software and malvertisements.
Detection Tool

Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 Virus Removal

If you are looking for a way to remove Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 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 Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 and any other unfamiliar programs.
  4. Uninstall Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 as well as other suspicious programs.

Note that this might not get rid of Trojan.ciusky.gen.13 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


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).



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:

    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:


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


    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!


    About the author


    Lidia Howler

    Lidia is a web content creator with years of experience in the cyber-security sector. She helps readers with articles on malware removal and online security. Her strive for simplicity and well-researched information provides users with easy-to-follow It-related tips and step-by-step tutorials.

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