- Block exe files from running
- Blocks internet connection
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
Worms are malicious computer programs that self-replicate and usually consume bandwidth. It eventually makes the affected computer and the network excruciatingly slow. Worm.Cambot.A is exactly that kind of a computer program. It is able to connect to a remote server without your knowledge or permission, and later on execute commands sent by a hacker. Worm.Cambot.A can perform various malicious actions, including spreading to removable drives plugged into your computer and thus attempting to infect even more machines. It can also record sensitive information by capturing keystrokes and screenshots. This also applies to data that you enter into the blanks when you access certain websites (like financial banking webpages, for example). Last but not least, Worm.Cambot.A can easily download additional files onto your computer and execute them without you even realizing it.
This worm does not have an interface, but the presence of these files in your Windows Task Manager can easily manifest of its presence in your computer: Java.exe, xf-a2011-64-bits.exe, goolge.exe. It also shows that Worm.Cambot.A hijacks certain processes, because originally Java.exe is a process that belongs to Java Runtime and Application Programming Interface. What is more, this worm is known to come along with another type of malware, such as, for example, Trojan:MSIL/Gilver.A, so it shows that if you have this malware in your computer, there might be a big chance that there are also other parasites in your system. Worm.Cambot.A is also delivered via infected removable drives, so you should be careful about what you plug into your computer. Always perform the drive scan, if you get it from someone you don’t really know, and disable the AutoRun, because that’s when Worm.Cambot.A can automatically be installed into your system.
If you are infected with Worm.Cambot.A you will surely noticed that something is wrong, because this worm is known to load additional plugins and perform DDoS attack, not allowing you to access certain programs and websites. Usually the worm connects to the internet domain “play-support-email.com” and then it receives a whole list of websites, and when the user visits any of these websites, Worm.Cambot.A records the data that the user enters such as logins and passwords, and then sends this information to a hacker via a remote server. The websites tracked by Worm.Cambot.A include such popular sites as megaupload.com, paypal.com, rapishare.com, Verizon.com, westernunion.com and many more.
The evidence above clearly shows that this worm is highly dangerous to your overall computer and personal data and that is why you must remove Worm.Cambot.A from your computer as soon as possible. If you do not know how to do it on your own, you can always get yourself a trustworthy computer safeguard program that will terminate Worm.Cambot.A automatically, and your system will be secured against similar infections in the future.
How to manually remove Worm.Cambot.A
Files associated with Worm.Cambot.A infection:
Worm.Cambot.A processes to kill: