Backdoor.Owashell

Technical Report On Backdoor.Owashell

Threat Name

Backdoor.Owashell

Category

Trojan

Discovered

October 14, 2015

Updated

October 16, 2015 1:18:47 PM

Infection Length

12288 Bytes

Distribution Channel

Peer-to-peer file sharing networks, malicious sites, spammy email attachments.

Symptoms

A log.txt file in either of the hard drive partitions of the user PC.

Affected OS

All types of Windows OS

Backdoor.Owashell : Overview

As it is very much evident by its name, Backdoor.Owashell belongs to Trojan horse family that open a backdoor for other malicious threat. It can get inside the PC silently and create new files and registry entries to change the default system setting and root deeply on your computer with a random or confusing file name. It is capable to launch itself as a start up process so as to run automatically when you boot up PC. The Trojan horse takes up a large amount of CPU to slow down the PC performance and even crash. The malware also block some of your programs and pop up fake alert saying that Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet. Backdoor.Owashell can affect all Windows versions including Windows 2000, 7, 95, Vista, XP, 98, Me, NT, Server 2003, Server 2008.

Backdoor.Owashell : Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 21, 2015
  • Initial Rapid Release version October 14, 2015 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 14, 2015 revision 054
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 14, 2015 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 14, 2015 revision 054

Channels To Drop Backdoor.Owashell

  •  Using P2P file sharing network.
  •  By downloading freeware application to unsafe sites.
  •  Via opening junk email attachment.
  •  Playing online games from unauthorizes sites.
  •  Browse rogue websites.
  •  When you use Infected Media devices.

Malicious Activities Caused By Backdoor.Owashell

Main objective of Backdoor.Owashell is open a backdoor for other threats. It has ability to steal your all confidential information like debit card number, credit card number, PIN number, address, signature, bank account related details and more. After getting these details, it transfered to cyber thugs in order to perform malicious activities. This threat blocks the normal processes of your system. It exploits system vulnerabilities, which will put the system at high risk. Thus it is very important to remove Backdoor.Owashell from the targeted PC as quickly as possible.

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How to Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option

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  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents

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  • Click on System option

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  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option

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  • Now Click on Backdoor.Owashell to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate Backdoor.Owashell from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Backdoor.Owashell related processes and then click to “End Task”

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Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Backdoor.Owashell infection.

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Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.

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After that, click Add/Remove Program

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Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell associated programs from Windows 8/8.1

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Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode

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Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”

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First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

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Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Backdoor.Owashell one by one then click on End Task.

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Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.

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The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.

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Now select Backdoor.Owashell within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Backdoor.Owashell from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Backdoor.Owashell associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.

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Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Backdoor.Owashell.

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Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Backdoor.Owashell related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.

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How to Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove Backdoor.Owashell From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar

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Click and select on View advanced settings option

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In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”

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Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as

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B. How to Delete Backdoor.Owashell from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions

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Select all the malicious extensions including Backdoor.Owashell and then select trash icon

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Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section

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In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser

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C. How to Uninstall Backdoor.Owashell From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.

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A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.

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In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.

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Find Backdoor.Owashell add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.

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Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.

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D. How to Remove Backdoor.Owashell From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.

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Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

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A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Backdoor.Owashell and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE

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