Vemopcap Virus


Vemopcap

Vemopcap is a new and dangerous computer virus of the Trojan horse family. The Vemopcap Trojan horse is a stealthy threat that rarely triggers any symptoms once it infects a computer, which allows it to carry out its harmful tasks without getting detected.

Vemopcap Virus

The Vemopcap Virus

If you think that your computer may have been attacked by this dreadful piece of malware, then you must act quickly and not leave the virus any time to operate. If you want, you can first complete the Vemopcap removal guide that’s available below this article and then come back here to learn more about the characteristics of this threat. Regardless of what you decide to do first, however, we strongly recommend that you find the time to finish this article in order to acquaint yourself with the specifics of the Trojan horse viruses, as this information could help you keep your computer, data, and virtual privacy safe in the future.

What is Vemopcap?

Vemopcap could be used for espionage tasks, gathering sensitive data from the infected machine and using it for blackmailing, banking fraud and/or theft, personal harassment, and more. Trojans are sometimes used as carriers for other threats. One of the most common examples of this is when a virus such as Vemopcap delivers a Ransomware virus inside the system it has already infected.

The Vemo pcap Virus

In the case of the Vemo pcap virus, it is still difficult to tell you the exact end goal of this virus because it is a new one and there’s still not enough info collected on what it does once it enters the computer. Besides, it is possible that the Vemo pcap virus can be used to complete differs from infection instance to the other. 

This virus may also take control over some of the computer’s functions and turn it into an automated bot that would use most of its RAM, CPU, or even GPU to mine Bitcoins for the hackers, to spread spam letters, or to partake in DDoS attacks.

What are the potential Trojan horse symptoms?

Even though most Trojan horse infections go unnoticed for long periods of time, there are still some giveaway signs that may be noticed on certain occasions depending on what the virus is trying to complete. For instance, if the Trojan is using your computer for cryptocurrency mining, it is likely to use high amounts of system resources, leading to severe slow-downs of the computer and even possible crashes. Deleted or corrupted data, as well as unusual software errors and unresponsiveness of the system, may also indicate a potential infection with Vemopcap or another similar threat. In general, any unusual behavior or system changes that you haven’t approved could be possible Trojan horse symptoms so you should always make sure to check your computer with a reliable anti-malware tool if you notice anything suspicious.

SUMMARY:

Name Vemopcap
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  It is possible for the Trojan to cause BSOD crashes, screen freezes, and software errors, but it may also show no symptoms at all.
Distribution Method  The main distribution method is the use of spam messages, though pirated content and clickbait ads could also be potential sources of Trojan horse infections.
Detection Tool

Uninstall Vemopcap Virus

If you are looking for a way to uninstall Vemopcap 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 Vemopcap and any other unfamiliar programs.
  4. Uninstall Vemopcap as well as other suspicious programs.

Note that this might not get rid of Vemopcap 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


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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).

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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. 

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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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Vemopcap Virus

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.

Vemopcap Virus

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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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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