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Monday, June 22, 2015

Remove MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan (Uninstall Guide)

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MSIL/Injector.YT - another Trojan where the clue is in the name. Expect an influx of malware, ransomware, and spyware to be installed on your PC if you've been hit by one of these. It uses DLL injection to run malicious code within the address space of another process. This technique is very common with modern malware, especially Trojan horses and spyware. Even if you only know one thing about malicious software, the chances are that you know that generally speaking it infects your computer by hiding itself in an attachment in a spam email, or with another program or file download. Spam emails and their attachments are something that we all know we need to be extremely wary of and avoid opening at all costs, but what about downloads? Here, unfortunately, it is not quite so crystal clear. After all, spam is spam, but downloaded programs, files and torrents are another thing altogether and such a broad category that it is impossible to say what you should and shouldn't download.

And that's because malware and other internet pests, such as MSIL/Injector.YT can come packaged with (as you would assume) X rated adult content just as easily as they can with an innocent instant messenger app, or even something known and trusted such as an Adobe product or internet phone solution such as Skype. Hell, even that upgrade to your trusted anti-virus program can be at risk. Whether you are installing, downloading or upgrading, variants of MSIL/Injector.YT trojan are not fussy and will use any means to install themselves on your computer.

But I can't live without my software tools

Whoa there – don't panic as no one is suggesting that we give up downloading software and apps for good. Modern life is too far gone for a step in that direction! But there are things that you now need to take into consideration to avoid the dangers and nuisance caused by MSIL/Injector.YT trojan. And for the most part that means staying one step ahead of the latest threat doing the rounds, educating yourself, knowing when your computer is running differently to before, and being careful when you download or upgrade anything.

If all that sounds a little daunting, don't worry, as there are some simple (and free!) ways that you can avoid, at least to the best of your abilities, downloading a variant of MSIL/Injector.YT trojan alongside the program, file or app that you do want.

Easy habits that you should adopt now if you want to avoid being infected by this Trojan horse

When you download a file or program, make sure you read the software license agreement properly.
Make sure your PC is running on the latest operating system by installing the newest patches as released by Microsoft and that all the programs (including of course your security software) are on the current version.
Make sure your anti-virus is up to date
Don't open email attachments from unknown senders and even if you do know them still scan files before downloading them

How do I remove MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan?

It's one of many deeply embedded malware which can be difficult to remove. I definitely do not recommend manual removal. You probably won't find it and even if you would remember that it injects its code into genuine Windows files. Removing any of these can make your system unstable and cause crashes. The best thing you can do is use the removal tools give below. The more the better because it's a rather sophisticated malware and not all tools are able to detect and permanently remove it from the system. To remove this Trojan horse from your computer, please follow the steps in the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur,

MSIL/Injector.YT Trojan Removal Guide:

1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this Trojan from your computer. You may then run the second removal tool given below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.

NOTE: If you are using Internet Explorer and can't download anti-malware software because "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded" then please reset IE security settings and try again.

2. Download and run TDSSKiller. Press the button Start scan for the utility to start scanning.

3. Wait for the scan and disinfection process to be over. Then click Continue. Please reboot your computer after the disinfection is over.