If you have seen the HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] during the scan, then it means your PC has a malware infection. This malware is classified as Trojan and executes the set commands by its creators. In this article, you will know more about HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj]. We will discuss how it spread, the dangers, and how can we remove it.
What is HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj]?
HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] is a threat that Avast antiviruses detects. It is a malware that performs a series of commands and actions. This malware targets the Windows core system. Such a malware also communicates with their creator using the Command and Control Server (C&C Server). It collects information such as system configuration, settings, network settings, and report back to its makers so that they can plan the further attack.
How HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] Enters in your PC?
There are lots of ways the hackers use to spread this kind of trojan. Usually, they use the spam email campaign to make it spread and infect lots of computers. Such email portrays as a reputed institution or company. Also, the text that it contains generates curiosity and urgency among users. It makes users download the attachment so that the malware can enter. Once it enters in your system, it hides in system files and creates registry entry. The registry entry allows the trojan to run on every bootup.
The creator of the malware can also use other methods to spread malware. They can inbuild it with other free or pirated software. So, when you download and install that software, you also install the trojan. Such malware often tricks users look like a useful tool or utility, but when the user install that tool, they tend to infect their computer.
What Actions does it take?
Once HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] is inside your system, it creates a copy and hides in the system files. After that, it creates a registry entry to call itself every time you boot your system. Then the malware takes actions set by its creators. Usually, the first step of this malware is defined to observe and report. It collects several statistics about the system & network and then reports back to its makers. The communication between the malware and hackers happen using C&C Server.
Hackers can further send the commands to take after inspecting everything on the user’s computer. Below is information that HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] reports back.
- Informs the attackers of the new infection.
- Collects system settings, network configuration and send to the attacker.
- Updates the trojan with a more aggressive version and also download additional files required for the attack.
- Provides a backdoor entry for the attacker and also takes direct command from them.
If you have the infection of HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] then there is no way that you know about it. Unless you have antimalware, that could catch it during the scan.
How to Remove HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj]?
It is not easy to remove the HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] from your system manually. Since you don’t know how the malware looks like, you cannot catch it. To clean your system from this infection, your first step should be to uninstall the suspicious applications. Follow the below instructions and remove recently installed suspicious apps.
Step 1 – Uninstall Advanced Password Manager from Control Panel
Press Win+R button to open the Run dialog box.
Then type appwiz.cpl in the open field then press OK.
There you will see the list of all the programs. Now locate suspicious applications, right-click on them, and choose Uninstall.
Now follow the instructions to uninstall the application.
Step 2 – Automatically Remove HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj]
To remove the HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] automatically, we will be taking the help of a strong antimalware MalwareFox. The MalwareFox is capable of detecting, cleaning, and stoping threats like ransomware, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits, adware, and PUPs. Download MalwareFox to proceed with the steps.
Open the MalwareFox installer and follow the instructions to install it on your computer.
Once the MalwareFox is installed, let it update the program and the signature database.
Now click on the Scan button.
Once the scan completes, click on Next to remove the threats from your PC.
You have successfully removed the HTML:RedirME-inf [Trj] from your PC. Now enable the real-time protection of MalwareFox, so that it can stop such threats even before they attack. Also, you need to stay away from free and pirated software. Always install software from the official websites.