Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B

Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B is a detection for a computer virus that can penetrate the computer through another Trojan Dropper. On other times, user may have downloaded and run Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B by visiting and acquiring files from a suspicious server. Once it is inside the computer, it can perform several malicious actions that can harm the system.

Threat Behavior

Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B normally infects the computer when it is dropped by another computer virus, most specifically Trojan Downloader. There are also cases that it manages to penetrate the computer after user visits a website that is employing a drive-by-download technique to instantly inject the virus on visitor’s computer. Malicious software bundles particularly pirated ones are also contributing to the successful spread of Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B.

Once inside the computer, this virus will drop several malicious files on System and Temp folders. It also adds a registry entry that allows Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B to run on Windows boot-up sequence.

Payload

Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B targets several applications especially those that are relevant to financial, banking, networking, communication, dating, and social apps. It steals credentials from these apps by obtaining special privileges on the infected device.

Since Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B comes in modules, it can communicate to a remote server to download extra configuration and each has special tasks like deployment, harvesting computer details, encryption, and concealment.

Some antivirus application may not be able to detect Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B because it was designed to deflect the functions of security applications and other cleaning tools. Fortunately, Microsoft Defender Antivirus is able to detect and remove this virus.

Alias

Trojan.Win32.Trickster
TrojanSpy.Win32.TRICKBOT

How can you remove Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B?

To totally remove Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B from the computer and get rid of relevant virus and trojan, please execute the procedures as stated on this page. Make sure that you have completely scan the system with suggested malware removal tools and virus scanners.

Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Instructions:

1. Open Microsoft Security Essentials by going to Windows Start > All Programs. If the tool is not yet installed on the computer, please download Microsoft Security Essentials from the link below. Save the file on your hard drive.

Complete installation guide and usage are also provided on the same link. It is essential in removing Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B effectively. If Microsoft Security Essentials is already installed on the PC, please proceed with the steps below.

2. On Microsoft Security Essentials Home screen, please choose Full under Scan Options.

MSE Full Scan

3. Click on Scan Now button to start detecting Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B items, viruses, and malware on the PC. Scan may take a while, please be patient and wait for the process to end.

Windows 8 / 10 Instructions:

Windows Defender is a free tool that was built to help you remove Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B, viruses, and other malicious items from Windows 8 system. Follow these procedures to scan your computer with Windows Defender:

1. Tap or click the Search charm, search for defender, and then open Windows Defender.

If Windows Defender is not yet installed on the computer, please proceed to download page using the link below. It also contains detailed instruction to install and use the program effectively. Proper usage is required to totally remove Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B.

WD-charm

2. On the Home tab, click Full under Scan Options. Click Scan now to start scanning for presence of Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B. The process may take a while to complete.

WD-fullscan

3. After the scan, delete/quarantine identified threats wether it is relevant to Trojan:Win32/Zpevdo.B or not. You may now restart Windows to complete the virus removal process.

Double Check with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

1. Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from the link below. Save the file on your hard drive.

2. Once the download completes, double-click on the file MBSetup.exe to run the program.

3. Select desired installation package whether for Personal Computer or Work Computer.

4. On next window, click Install button to proceed.

MBAM Default Install

5. Just proceed with the succeeding prompts until it start to execute the installation procedure.

6. Installation process will take less than a minute. It should run automatically after completing the setup.

7. When Malwarebytes Anti-Malware interface appears, please select Scan on the menu. The program will check for any available update before proceeding. Do not skip this step. Virus scan may take a while, please wait for the process to finish.

MBAM-threatscan

8. When scanning is done, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will display the list of identified threats. Remove all and restart the computer to finalized the scan process.

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