- Block exe files from running
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
Trojan.Grymegat.B is a sinister Windows infection better know by the name Win32:LockScreen-LY. Is this infection running on your operating system? If it is locked with an intimidating alert supposedly sent to you by the national law enforcement authorities – there is a great chance that this Trojan has been dropped onto the PC. Alongside the infamous Trojan:AutoIt/LockScreen.A, Trojan:AutoIt/LockScreen.C and Trojan.Urausy.A, this knavish infection has been created to propagate ransomware programs and trick gullible Windows users into paying completely fictitious fines. Unfortunately, many of them do not link the illegal computer lock-down with the activity of a malicious Trojan. Please continue reading to learn removal methods which will help you delete Trojan.Grymegat.B from your PC.
Few of the malignant Trojan files include A1A6.exe (%APPDATA%), find_me.tmp (%SystemDrive%) and system.exe (%APPDATA%). These files can hijack virtual memory, reconfigure Windows Registry, disable Windows File Protection System and add malicious processes to autostart programs. What is more, the malicious system.exe can record your keystrokes, mouse-clicks and screen content, which could be used to perform identity theft or even financial security threatening scams. Overall, the most obvious goal of the infection is to lock down your computer and present you with highly misleading information. Here are a few excerpts:
Once the malicious Trojan disables the LUA, i.e. administrative privileges, it provides you with bogus information and orders you to pay fines. Note that the sum and the currency of the fine are set accordingly to where you live. Needless to say, you should ignore the fine payment demands, especially since this is unlikely to unlock the computer. Instead, you should trust automatic malware removal tools to delete Trojan.Grymegat.B. Follow the removal instructions below to get rid of all running malware.
How to remove Trojan.Grymegat.B?
Windows Vista and Windows 7:
How to manually remove Trojan.Grymegat.B
Files associated with Trojan.Grymegat.B infection:
Trojan.Grymegat.B processes to kill: