Remove VPNFilter UNIX Trojan (Easy Steps)

26 May

VPNFilter UNIX Trojan is a recently detected malware infection that has surprisingly infected more than 500 thousands routers devices of multiple brands such as MikroTik, NETGREAR, TP-Link and so on. It leads to severe damages by altering the important settings of PC including its registries and System files. Its related files get stored very deeply and get mixed with the legitimate files and registries. It is capable to exploit the System vulnerabilities and network loopholes and it get installed in a very secret way. VPNFilter UNIX Trojan runs several harmful processes in the background that slows down the System performance significantly. It automatically starts in the PC by adding malignant codes and entries in the registry entries. The firewall security settings and anti-malware tool are disabled and security loopholes are exposed so that other malware could secretly get inside the PC.

The files and payloads of VPNFilter UNIX Trojan usually comes inside the  PC through tricks such as bundling, social engineering, peer-to-peer file sharing networks, spam email campaigns and so on. It is a self-replicating infection and it continuously changes the name of its files and payloads in order to hide its existence. Its intrusion is deceiving hence you have to be careful regarding the program you download in the work-station. Read the terms and agreement and privacy-policy very carefully. It is always advised to choose advance/custom installation process so that you can deselect the unsafe additional files. VPNFilter UNIX Trojan can also intrude in PC through spam email attachments. So, be careful while opening emails that are sent by unknown sender. Such emails usually contain a lot of error mistakes and spelling errors.

As soon as you notice any symptoms of VPNFilter UNIX Trojan infection in the PC, immediately scan the work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool that has strong scanning algorithm and programming logics.

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with VPNFilter UNIX Trojan then you were highly suggested to delete VPNFilter UNIX Trojan by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like VPNFilter UNIX Trojan. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove VPNFilter UNIX Trojan. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall VPNFilter UNIX Trojan from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete VPNFilter UNIX Trojan using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of VPNFilter UNIX Trojan manually?

Eliminate VPNFilter UNIX Trojan by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out VPNFilter UNIX Trojan as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove VPNFilter UNIX Trojan entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete VPNFilter UNIX Trojan.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\VPNFilter UNIX Trojan.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\VPNFilter UNIX Trojan.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent VPNFilter UNIX Trojan and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like VPNFilter UNIX Trojan infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by VPNFilter UNIX Trojan again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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