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Danger level 6
Type: Trojans

Trojan.LinkOptimizer

Trojan.LinkOptimizer is regarded as a Trojan infection, in other words, a program which contains hidden functionality, which might include Adware, Spyware, Malware, Remote access Tools, Browser Hijack Tools and Data Mining.

This particular Trojan horse infection, Trojan.LinkOptimizer is capable of employing Rootkit and stealth techniques to hide their presence. The Trojan may also download and display pop-up advertisements.

A system which has been infiltrated and infected with the Trojan.LinkOptimizer infection may tend to display the following characteristics:

• Displays ads
• Records personal data / keystrokes
• Hijacks internet browser
• Allows remote influence
• Downloads unsolicited files
• Disables programs / system
• Makes unauthorized phone calls
• Exploits a security flaw
• Floods internet connection
• Distributes threats
• Tracks browsing activity with installed applications
• Tracks browsing activity with cookies
• Installs without user consent
• Inadequate uninstall procedures
• Insufficient privacy disclosure and consent
• Uses excessive system resources
• Makes fraudulent claims about spyware detection and removal
• Performs Silent Updates

The term Trojan refers to the fact this particular malware, Trojan.LinkOptimizer is installed under deceptive pretences, infiltrating the user’s PC without their approval or knowledge.

Risks which may affect the PC’s system functions include: the opening of illicit network connections, the use of polymorphic tactics to self-mutate, the disabling of already installed security software, modification of system files, and not forgetting the installation of additional malware.

The best way to deal with the threat of Trojan.LinkOptimizer is to simply remove it from the affected PC system.

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How to manually remove Trojan.LinkOptimizer

Files associated with Trojan.LinkOptimizer infection:

990296.exe
zmwjza.exe
2407578.exe
990296.exe
zmwjza.exe
2407578.exe

Trojan.LinkOptimizer processes to kill:

990296.exe
2407578.exe
zmwjza.exe
zmwjza.exe
2407578.exe
990296.exe

Remove Trojan.LinkOptimizer registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN zmwjza.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN drujn
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN nemnh
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ drujn
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ nemnh
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Comments

  1. jack Feb 24, 2011

    Thank you so much, you’ve saved me a whole lot of trouble. Very easily explained and it’s totally gone from my computer as well as tons of other stuff my former anti-virus program couldn’t

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