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Remove Dagger - Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Remote Access Trojan or RAT for short is form of trojan horse that is often called backdoor because it provides the intruder, or remote user (hacker) special access (hole) to your PC from some control features to full control. Dagger is classified as RAT because of it affect to infected system. Dagger is considered to be very dangerous as it uses special technic to hide its activity from user and antivirus applications. Usually firewalls can detect its activity as Dagger regularly tries to access internet to grant an access to its owner.

Description of Dagger and certain parameters of the threat.

Dagger isn't similar to regular computer viruses. Legal RAT is commercial creations targeted mostly to platform administrators. The next examples show how strong and exceedingly unhealthy these pests can be. The lattermost runs in the dirty system and collects commands from the perpetrator. This means that all Winchester disks would be formatted and all the files on them would be erased. Close all Daggers are very complicated to notice.

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Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)


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Dagger - ways of infecting

Dagger can infect your PC from different sources. It can infiltrate computer through peer-to-peer applications, adult sites and also it can come bundled with adware or spyware. Then it copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is win32API.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Dagger and value win32API.exe and will then load on every boot up. You can also locate it in your processes list with name win32API.exe or Dagger.

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Manual guide for Dagger removal?

Dagger can be manually removed by locating and deleting all registry keys and files connected with Dagger and, of course, removing process from running on startup as well.

1. Remove the following processes:

  • bugs.txt
  • daggerreadme.txt
  • package.txt
  • vscan.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files with the names exactly the same as in the list and located in folders listed below. There may be legitimate system files with the same or near the same names. We recommend you to use FREE WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for guaranteed threat removal.

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2. Following folders created by Dagger also need to be removed:

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3. Using registry editor find and remove this registry entries:

  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\winvirusscan
    Value: @


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