Uwasson Virus


Uwasson is a harmful computer threat that can be described as a Trojan horse virus that uses disguises to trick people into downloading it. Once Uwasson enters the computer of its victim, it can be tasked with espionage activities, data theft, Ransomware distribution and more.


Multiple VirusTotal scanners detect Uwasson.

Everything from system and data corruption to turning the infected computers into automated bots and collecting sensitive data about the user are things that can be completed by threats like Uwasson. It is exactly because of this versatility and because of the recent release date of Uwasson that we cannot tell you the specific end goal of this infection. More data is needed in order to determine what the hackers behind this virus are after. Nevertheless, we can still give you some information about the most likely abilities and uses of this malware program. What we can also give you is a removal guide for Uwasson that we strongly advise you to use if you suspect that Uwasson may have already nested itself inside your computer. If there’s indeed a Trojan in your machine, every second counts and the sooner you begin the removal process, the less likely it will be that the infection manages to cause any major damage to your system, data, or virtual privacy.

The Uwasson Virus

Trojan horse viruses like Uwasson are, and have been for the longest time, the most widespread type of software threat. They are also the most versatile one, considering the fact that Trojans are used for a very wide variety of cybercrimes.

We already pointed at some of the most common uses of Trojan Horses earlier in the article and now it is time to elaborate upon that.

The first possible Uwasson use we will tell you about is the one that turns the attacked computer into a bot machine that’s partially under the control of the Trojan. Computers attacked by such Trojans are typically “told” to mine Bitсoins (or other cryptocurrencies) and then send it to the hacker’s virtual purse. This almost always drains all of the computer’s RAM, CPU, and GPU, in turn making the machine nearly unusable due to severe slowdowns, constant freezes, and BSOD crashes.

Another common Trojan Horse use is that of espionage. If the virus is employed for that, there will likely be no symptoms. The virus would silently gather data about its victim and then give it to the hackers, who can decide how they could exploit the gathered information. Espionage Trojans are commonly used as blackmailing or banking theft tools.

The third popular use of Trojan viruses is the Ransomware-distributing one. Nowadays, Ransomware threats are almost always distributed via the help of a Trojan that infects the victims’ computers through stealth and then automatically downloads the Ransomware.

There could, of course, be many other possible ways in which a virus like Uwasson could be utilized. Here we have only mentioned the most common ones. If you think that you may have been targeted by this dangerous virus program, be sure to waste no time and directly start completing the steps from the removal guide you will see below in order to clean your PC from this malware threat.


Name Uwasson
Type Trojan
Detection Tool

Uwasson Virus Removal

You are dealing with a malware infection that can restore itself unless you remove its core files. We are sending you to another page with a removal guide that gets regularly updated. It covers in-depth instructions on how to:
1. Locate and scan malicious processes in your task manager.
2. Identify in your Control panel any programs installed with the malware, and how to remove them. Search Marquis is a high-profile hijacker that gets installed with a lot of malware.
3. How to clean up and reset your browser to its original settings without the malware returning.
You can find the removal guide here.

For mobile devices refer to these guides instead: Android , iPhone


About the author


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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