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
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.
How to manually remove Trojan.LinkOptimizer
Files associated with Trojan.LinkOptimizer infection:
Trojan.LinkOptimizer processes to kill:
Remove Trojan.LinkOptimizer registry entries: