You might identify PWSteal.EyeStye Trojan as Trojan-Spy.Win32.SpyEyes!IK or by one of the many other name variations, since this Windows attacking infection has been released early in 2010, and has already established itself as one of the most hazardous infections out in the virtual world. And because of the dangerous application’s high-risk attributes, we recommend you read through this article carefully and find a way to remove PWSteal.EyeStye from your PC straight away!
Like all Trojan infections, this one can slither inside Windows systems through various security cracks, which usually emerge if essential security features, like firewall or updates, are disabled or unattended. Hackers are well aware of all possible loopholes and backdoors, so PWSteal.EyeStye’s components could easily reach your system through encrypted downloads, infected removable devices, or many other latent sources, which you would not even be aware of! This way the infection’s executables sacismots.exe and svdhalp.exe could come in, and stay hidden for days, before any extreme Windows system changes are noticed! What is more, these files are capacitated with the rootkit feature, which means that they will not be detected or removed by any existing security tools.
Besides this, PWSteal.EyeStye is also an information stealer, which means that all of your sensitive data could be at risk of being copied and used for further malignant actions. Infection’s components could inject prejudicial codes into core Windows programs, record your keyboard key stokes and mouse activity, surreptitiously recording passwords or users names, which could guard extra sensitive data! Additionally to that, malignant application’s files could add and delete files, hijack processes, disable safe mode, connect you to IM chats, use your email accounts for spam email attacks via SMTP. Moreover, these files could also modify your universal serial bus drives, which then would be used for infection’s distribution to other Windows systems.
Through unauthorized Internet connections, the malignant Trojan can link your system to remote servers and send all of the collected personal information (bank account and social security numbers) to cyber crooks and related third party criminals, who could use this information mischievously. So, if you do not want this happening to your personal security, hurry up to remove PWSteal.EyeStye’s from your operating Windows system! It would be best if inexperienced Windows users trusted automatic removal tools to delete the rogue, and those who are set with manual removal option, make sure you delete all infection’s files and processes, which you can see in the manual removal instructions bellow.
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes