Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A

Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A Description


As a browser hijacker that’s often accompanied by other types of Trojans, Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A can both control which websites you visit as well as create vulnerabilities that criminals may exploit to access your PC. Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A will launch itself without your permission and attempt to disguise part or all of its components as Windows processes and other types of friendly utilities. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers discourage any attempts to avoid Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A’s browser redirects without actually removing Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A due to the possibility of these vulnerabilities, and suggest a scan with appropriate anti-malware software to find and delete Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A to put a stop to its attacks.

Why Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A Wants Control of Your Web Browser


Although Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A may also exhibit other symptoms and configure itself to make additional attacks, Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A’s primary function is to grab your web browser and force it to ideal (for Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A’s criminal partners) destinations.
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Common signs of a Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A infection can include:
  • Being redirected to hostile websites that promote phishing attacks, rogue security programs or drive-by-download attacks that install PC threats without your permission. Discrepancies between phishing sites and legitimate sites may be minor, although scamware-promoting sites are more obvious than the former due to their blatant marketing of fraudulent software.
  • Being prevented from loading PC security sites or anti-malware sites. SpywareRemove.com malware analysts note that Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A may redirect you away from such sites in an immediate fashion or display fake warning screens that incorrectly-imply that these sites are hostile.
  • Poor computer performance due to Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A using your computer’s resources to conduct DDoS attacks (traffic-flooding attacks that can crash websites).


Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A? To safely & quickly detect Trojan:Win32/Reveton.A we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.



Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 file.dll 103
    2 %TEMP%\.exe N/A

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1?
Posted: December 28, 2011 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 9/10
Detection Count: 116
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One Comment

  • colby says:

    I am looking for registry modifications on reveton with the fbi warning 1 that wants you to pay 100 dollars? any tips?

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