- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
Trojan.Macklamel.A is a dangerous computer infection that needs to use various means of malware distribution to reach target computers, because it cannot spread on its own. Usually Trojans arrive with bundled downloads, via spam email attachments or fake online malware scanners. Trojan.Macklamel.A does not have an interface and it might be difficult to determine whether you have to this infection on your computer or not. Thus, security experts recommend performing regular system scans with a reliable antimalware application, which is the best prevention against serious infections.
When Trojan.Macklamel.A is installed on your computer it drops a copy of itself into system32 folder (the exact location of the folder may differ according to the operating system version) under the name of regrc.exe. It creates an extensive list of files in Documents and Settings directory, including kcwebx.mfx, pngflt.itf, kcfile.mtx and many more. As per usual, Trojan.Macklamel.A is configured to start automatically with Windows, so whenever you turn on your computer the malware runs in the background, without you even realizing it.
The main thing Trojan.Macklamel.A does is connecting to a remote server at www.tuff-kid.com via port 80. Trojan contacts this hosts to report that yet another computer has been infected, then it receives configuration data and downloads various files onto your computer. The behavior of Trojan.Macklamel.A depends on what the attacker wants it to do. It can easily download other malware onto your computer, so it is essential to remove Trojan.Macklamel.A on time, before any of this happens.
If you leave Trojan.Macklamel.A be, it can also upload various data from your computer to the remote host, putting your computer and your own privacy at risk. We highly recommend acquiring a legitimate antimalware tool to remove Trojan.Macklamel.A from your system immediately. Manual removal is also possible, but it is not recommended for average computer users, because it involves dealing with the Registry, and you might accidentally delete important system files, and the Registry does not have an undo function!
Therefore, leave it for a genuine antimalware tool to terminate Trojan.Macklamel.A for good. Invest in a reliable program that will safeguard your system against future threats.
How to manually remove Trojan.Macklamel.A
Files associated with Trojan.Macklamel.A infection:
Trojan.Macklamel.A processes to kill: