Trojans Horse is a kind of malicious software which is installed in your device and looks legitimate but hides its nefarious intent. This is basically designed by hackers to steal your data or perform some harmful actions in your network. Hence, Webroot team just wants its users to get aware of this infection and take necessary steps to protect your device against this threat. You can install this popular and trusted security software in your device through www.webroot.com/safe. It is fully compatible with all your devices like Window OS, Mac, Computers, Laptops and Android Phones etc. In this blog, you will read about the Trojan horse infections and how to protect yourself from this.
As Trojans infection usually unnoticed by the users, so this becomes the choice of many online criminals. The common action which is basically taken by Trojans is it makes changes in your security system by creating backdoors so that hacker can easily get in, its spy on your online activity like you enter your password or other details etc, it collect these information and send it to hackers, it turns your computer into a zombie means it just use your computer like a slave in a network, and also it uses your phone to send costly SMS messages to premium numbers.
How you came to know that you are infected with a Trojan?
Check your Installed Programs:
As you know, that Trojans open a backdoor so that it downloads other malware. So, you must check the installed programs. If you see other new program which you don’t recognize, this means that you have a Trojan, or the additional program which is installed in your device behind your back without your consent.
Check your Startup Software:
All Trojans do not appear in your add/remove program list. To check the Start Software, just hold the windows key and press R to open up the run menu. Then just type “regedit” and hit enter key. Now, just click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER, then just expand the Software folder. Then it will display all the software which you have installed. From here, you can delete the suspicious program.
Consider your Performance:
If you see your device is running slowly, and then just checks which programs are using up your CPU and Memory. In case, you notice some weird software is chewing up your processing power then you should remove it immediately from your device.
How to protect your device against Trojans?
You should install Webroot antivirus in your gadget through www.webroot.com/safe and just run the software to scans the threat. You should update your operating system’s as well as the security software because updates protect your device from emerging threat. You can secure your online accounts with complex and unique passwords. You can also keep your personal information safe with firewalls setting. Just back up your files regularly and do not click on any email attachment.
This is the complete information about Trojan horse and you can protect yourself from this infection. For more information about it, you can go to the site of Webroot via webroot.com/safe.