Technical Analysis : Backdoor.Krad
26 July 2017
27 July 2017 8:43:26 AM
Slow system performance, replaces system settings, corrupt files etc.
Spam email attachments, malvertising, exploits kit etc.
Brief description on Backdoor.Krad
Backdoor.Krad is a severe system threat which slips into your PC without your permission. It is a dangerous virus which is classed as Trojan. It is a nasty infection that has been created by the malware developers to generate a backdoor on the compromised PC. It can attack on all possible versions of Windows OS. It is a silent intruder which follows hidden installation to goes inside of your PC. This kind of malware only developed with a view to get the access of more number of users systems to do malicious activities to destroy your PC. After getting into your PC it execute too many unwanted activities that can take your PC into critical conditions. It disables your system security and windows firewall to bypass freely from scanners detections. It can make full control on your system by altering your system and registry settings and connect with their remote servers to do more vicious actions. It can violate your privacy by collecting all your system details and online presence.
Backdoor.Krad is follows too many tricks to get into your healthy PC to done the damage. Commonly it follows similar tricks as most of the Trojans do. It deploys via freeware or shareware programs installers which uses hidden tricks to download or install an additional infected program which may drop the virus and spread on the entire system. Hackers uses very traditional method of sending spam email with an attachment which brings out an executable file. The executable automatically install the infection on to the system. Some more ways through which this virus gets into your system via peer to peer file sharing, pirated downloads, visit of vicious sites, fake update links and suspicious clicks on ads and so on.
Ways to get rid of Backdoor.Krad from your infected system
However it is possible to remove Backdoor.Krad from system but its not an easy task. One should have a good knowledge of computer then easily do it by following the below given removal process. If you wish to remove automatically by using a trusted anti-malware then it is the best for the less experienced system users.
A. Backdoor.Krad Manual Removal
How to Change the System Folder Settings to view hidden files
On Windows 7 | Vista
Windows Logo button is to be selected and then you need to Open Windows Explorer.
Click on Organize selecting Folder and Search Options.
Now Click on View Tab and select Show hidden files and folders Option to view Backdoor.Krad related files.
Click on OK to Apply
On Windows 8
Select on Windows + E keys in combination on the keyboard.
Click on View Tab option
File name Extensions along with hidden items is to be checked
Step 2: Delete Backdoor.Krad Related Files in Hidden Folders as given
- %Temp%\[adware name]
- %AppData%\[adware name]
- %LocalAppData%\[adware name]
- %LocalAppData%\[adware name].exe
- %CommonAppData%\[adware name]
Step 3 : Remove Backdoor.Krad Related Registry Files on Windows
First, Open Registry Editor
On Windows 7| Vista
Click on Start Button
Select on Run Button
Finally Click on OK button
On Windows 8 Computer
Click on Win [Window Key] + R in Combination on Keyboard
Type regedit.exe in dialog box and press OK.
Confirm OK to open the registry editor.
Look for Backdoor.Krad related files and entries created in Win Registry.
Note: This step is only suitable for users having Technical Skills, if you delete any other entries other than Backdoor.Krad, it will permanently damage your PC.
B. Backdoor.Krad Removal from Windows OS
How to Uninstall Backdoor.Krad related program on PC
on Windows 10
1. On Win 10 Screen, Click on Start Menu and Select All apps.
this will show entire list of apps installed on Win 10, Find Backdoor.Krad or any other suspicious program from the list. Right Click on the Selected item to uninstall it.
On Win 7 | Vista
- Select and Click on the Start Button and Click on Control Panel using Start Menu.
2. You need to Select Uninstall Program under the Program Category in Control Panel.
3. Using the Window, Program and Features option, select Installed on to view all the recently installed programs, Now uninstall Backdoor.Krad or any other suspicious programs.
From window 8 PC
1. Press Windows key + I simultaneously , then open Setting Bar, click Control Panel to open it
2. Under Programs category, select Uninstall a program
3. Search Backdoor.Krad program in Program and Features window, then click on Uninstall
Step 2:- Uninstall Backdoor.Krad toolbar, add-on, plug-in and extension from browser IE/Microsoft Edge/Firefox/Google Chrome
From Chrome Browser
1. On Chrome browser, select menu
2. Select Advanced Settings option
3. Click on Extension
4. To remove Backdoor.Krad extension, click on Trash icon
5. Select the Remove option in dialog box
From Microsoft Edge Browser
( Microsoft Edge does not support extension, now you have to just reset the search engine and homepage of Edge browser)
1. Set homepage on Edge browser to remove Backdoor.Krad
On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option
3. View Advanced Settings for specific page, to set homepage to Open with option
4. To set your own homepage click on Custom, the then type URL of your own homepage
2. To remove Backdoor.Krad set default Search Engine
- On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option
- select the View advanced settings option
- Select “Search in the address bar with”, then enter the search engine by clicking on <Add new> option, then click on Add as default
- Custom option is to be selected, enter the URL of the homepage to be set as
From IE Browser
1. To open Manage add-ons on your IE browser, click on Tools button
2. Select Toolbars and Extensions, them make a selection of Backdoor.Krad to remove it
3. Now click on Reset button to remove Backdoor.Krad add-ons
From Firefox browser
1. To open Add-on Manager tab, select Menu button, and then click on Add-ons
2. Click Extensions
3. Select Remove or Disable button
How to Remove Backdoor.Krad Automatically
Well, in the fast growing technology and day by day increasing malicious activities of cyber criminals, it is necessary for every computer user to protect their PC from Backdoor.Krad. You must own a best removal tool which can provide safety and security to your windows machine. Backdoor.Krad Free Scanner is one of the best tool which is capable to detect Backdoor.Krad or any malware completely from compromised machine. However you need to purchase its licensed version to delete Backdoor.Krad completely.
User Guide : Automatic Backdoor.Krad Free Scanner
Step 1 Download the software and now install it on your computer. Click on “Scan Computer” to detect presence of Backdoor.Krad and its harmful traces.
Step 2 Scan in progress can be viewed
Step 3 Use System Guard feature to block entry of Backdoor.Krad and its infectious files.
Step 4 HelpDesk is an additional feature which is can sort out all your troubles usually you face when PC is infected with Backdoor.Krad
Step 5 Backdoor.Krad Free Scanner has Network Sentry feature which helps to block modification done through Internet connectivity on your computer system.
Step 6 Enable Scan Scheduler feature on your computer to perform scanning at pre set time like daily, weekly or monthly.