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Danger level 7
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Slow Computer
  • System crashes
  • Normal system programs crash immediatelly
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel

Xfirefox.exe

We want to inform you about a recently found and highly dangerous computer infection that was dubbed Xfirefox.exe. However, this program can go by many names that we will list in this description. You have to remove it from your PC because our analysis has revealed that it can steal your personally identifiable information and, thus, compromise your computer’s security. It can infect your computer secretly, so if you do not have an anti-malware tool, then there is nothing to stop it from compromising your computer’s security. In this short article, we will discuss how this program works, how it is distributed and how you can get rid of it.

Trojans can be distributed in many ways. The developers of this particular Trojan have opted for bundling this application with bad software downloaders. These downloaders are applications featured on shady freeware hosting websites that you must download and install in order to download the application you initially wanted, and you need to download a downloader for each application separately. Thus, It is by no means a universal content downloader. There is no information about it installs Xfirefox.exe, but it is more than likely that injects it into your computer secretly, and you cannot deselect its installation. According to our analysis, Xfirefox.exe can be dropped in %APPDATA% or %APPDATA%\JAVA. As mentioned in the introduction, Xfirefox.exe can also go by other names and they include firefox.exe, Stub1000_1_19_2016.exe and run32dil.exe. So it may try to trick you into thinking that it is Firefox that is running — not some Trojan.

Now, this program can do many things. We have found that it features Firefox Developer Addition that is used to show promoted websites. The sites can include car and audio-related websites that Firefox Developer Addition will open and close at random. Testing has shown that Xfirefox.exe will open to separate Firefox Developer Addition windows on top of the desktop. The list of URLs to which it redirects to are hosted at C:\Windows\SysWow64\prev.dat. Apart from that, this application will create a Point of Execution (PoE) at HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run that will run this program on each system startup.

However, the primary reason this program is highly malicious is that it can steal your information. Trojans encompass a broad spectrum of malware that do various highly malicious things and stealing information is one of them. We think that this program might feature a keylogger to record your every keystroke and send it back to the developers to they could extract logins and passwords and then steal your accounts such as your Paypal account, for example, and then send all the funds to another account. It might also record your chats and conversations and use them to blackmail you, although this is highly unlikely as it is a time-consuming process that might not pay off. On top of that Xfirefox.exe might just take your personal files and upload them to its remote server. In any case, it is clear as day that you do not want it to show ads or steal your information because that can prove detrimental.

There is no doubt that Xfirefox.exe is a malicious application that can steal your information and also generate advertising revenue by forcefully opening promoted websites that were not checked for safety. This application can compromise your computer’s security significantly. Therefore, we recommend that you remove it using our guide or SpyHunter — our featured antimalware application. Please see the guide below.

How to delete Xfirefox.exe

  1. Hold down Window+E keys.
  2. In the File Explorer’s address box, enter the following addresses and press Enter.
    • %APPDATA%
    • %APPDATA%\JAVA
  3. Locate either firefox.exe, Xfirefox.exe, un32dil.exe or Stub1000_1_19_2016.exe
  4. Right-click it and click Delete.
  5. Empty the Recycle Bin.
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How to manually remove Xfirefox.exe

Files associated with Xfirefox.exe infection:

VCL.dll
aiko.exe
csrss.exe
directxwebpack.exe
winsvc.vbs
SearchIndexer.exe
REBUILDI.EXE
kworker.exe
taskengcon.exe
file.exe
a18467.exe
services.exe
testlive.exe
ss u helper.exe
systwin.exe
task64.exe
mm.vbe
WinUpdate.exe
Adobe.exe
color.vbs
winpackhost.exe
win.vbs
D.vbe
color.vbe
Java.exe
Security.exe
WindowsService.exe
Startup.exe
netfilter2.sys
Application Data.exe
strdfup.exe
urrlsterm.dll
Vghd.exe
Recent.vbe
pools.exe
2ryO.vbe
Updater1.exe
GetBooks.exe
tgcomiccityloader.exe
srcheng.dll
msass.exe
RandomDelJiheReg.exe
mun.exe
winupdt32f.exe
mppsvc.dll
wd.exe
syshm.exe
unwrapped.exe
svghost.exe
csrssr.exe
csrssf.exe
Microsoft Services.exe
Win32.exe
DriverAssistE41.exe
Clash Of Clans Hack v4.0 by ParadiseOfHacks.exe
ctfmon.exe
pubpr.vbs
lupdater.exe
BindEx.exe
Hiimuaxziuv.dll
malwareprotection360.exe
Steam.exe
FacebookUpd.exe
dwm22.exe
LookupSvi.exe
updater.exe
installer.exe
ccsvchst.exe
Flash Player.exe
svcsystem.exe
AppServices.exe
AppHelper.exe
ilms.exe
str_up.exe
MiniFriv01.exe
BrowserTM.exe
System.exe
wstartup.exe
firefoxupd.exe
Chrome_i.exe
fghjmnlo1.exe
hppupdate.exe
svchost.exe
Time-svc.exe
btwdins.exe
msdtc.exe
wintel.exe
wintaskhost.exe
sdfesdf.exe.exe
run.vbs
snupdater.exe
Compresseddrivvernvidiagt.exe
Windows screen manage updater.exe
conhost.exe
un.exe
bfmgmjch.exe
clientmonitor.exe
cpuminerstart.exe
YesMessenger.pif
TrustedInstaller.exe

Xfirefox.exe DLL's to remove:

mppsvc.dll
VCL.dll
srcheng.dll
Hiimuaxziuv.dll
urrlsterm.dll

Xfirefox.exe processes to kill:

Steam.exe
str_up.exe
ss u helper.exe
Clash Of Clans Hack v4.0 by ParadiseOfHacks.exe
syshm.exe
clientmonitor.exe
TrustedInstaller.exe
tgcomiccityloader.exe
svchost.exe
csrss.exe
BindEx.exe
sdfesdf.exe.exe
Time-svc.exe
GetBooks.exe
cpuminerstart.exe
updater.exe
kworker.exe
task64.exe
AppHelper.exe
Updater1.exe
ilms.exe
directxwebpack.exe
wstartup.exe
BrowserTM.exe
fghjmnlo1.exe
FacebookUpd.exe
mun.exe
msass.exe
Flash Player.exe
SearchIndexer.exe
aiko.exe
pools.exe
svcsystem.exe
Vghd.exe
LookupSvi.exe
Adobe.exe
ctfmon.exe
lupdater.exe
Security.exe
Compresseddrivvernvidiagt.exe
csrssf.exe
Java.exe
dwm22.exe
unwrapped.exe
WinUpdate.exe
AppServices.exe
wd.exe
bfmgmjch.exe
WindowsService.exe
Application Data.exe
Chrome_i.exe
conhost.exe
MiniFriv01.exe
hppupdate.exe
RandomDelJiheReg.exe
csrssr.exe
a18467.exe
un.exe
firefoxupd.exe
Windows screen manage updater.exe
DriverAssistE41.exe
wintel.exe
testlive.exe
strdfup.exe
taskengcon.exe
svghost.exe
services.exe
Win32.exe
Microsoft Services.exe
ccsvchst.exe
msdtc.exe
winpackhost.exe
winupdt32f.exe
file.exe
installer.exe
wintaskhost.exe
System.exe
malwareprotection360.exe
Startup.exe
btwdins.exe
snupdater.exe
systwin.exe
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