Trojan.Sasfis!gen2

Trojan.Sasfis!gen2 is a heuristic analysis for files contracted with Trojan.Sasfis family of virus. Detected files that were associated with Trojan.Sasfis!gen2 may poses great danger and considered to be a security threat to computers and its network environment.

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Damage Level: Low

Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

Manual Removal of Trojan.Sasfis!gen2

1. If using Windows Me/XP, System Restore must be disabled to prevent the threat from restoring itself. [how to]
2. Database, pattern and definition files of installed antivirus programs must be updated.
3. Restart Windows in Safe Mode.
4. Run a full system scan and clean/delete all infected files.
5. Restart Windows in normal mode.

Online Virus Scanner:
It is best run a separate scan using free Online Virus Scanner. It can be used without the need to install additional antivirus application.

How to Protect Computer From Trojan.Sasfis!gen2

Computer Security Recommendations:
– Install antivirus and firewall program. A combination of these two may prevent virus and hacking attack.
– Use complex passwords on every aspect that requires it. Hard to crack passowords containing alpha-numeric characters and not less than eight characters long will help prevent further damage on infected computer.
Disable Autoplay of USB drives to avoid automatic launching of virus that is run via Autorun.Inf file

Internet Precautions:
– Configure email clients to block incoming emails that contains attached files with .vbs, .bat, .exe, .pif and .scr extensions.
– Be wise in opening e-mail attachments. Spam messages that pretend to be from a known source may contain infected attached files.
– Never click on a suspicious link sent through instant messaging programs.

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