Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk

Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk is a computer threat that normally spreads on other computer and network PCs. The threat can infect other machines using various ways and the most common is copying its files to removable drives and shared network drives. Other type of worms may spread via spam email messages and links from malicious web pages. Threat such as Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk may install harmful elements into the infected drive so that it runs each time the drive is used.

Threat behavior

Installation

Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk uses Autorun function on the infected computer so that it executes on its own when the drive is accessed. Then, it will spread the executable file together with autorun.inf file into drives present on the infected PC. Other threats may also dropped Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk into the computer without users knowledge by concealing itself to other programs.

Altered freeware, serial generating programs, and crack software are also known sources used by attacker to deploy Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk.

Payload

During the existence of Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk, it tries to look for removable drives, network drives, and other shared resources where it can store itself. USB removable drive is the most exposed to Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk especially those that dont have write protection feature. Network-shared resources that are not protected may also be targeted by Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk.

Symptoms

Aside from added files on affected drives, your antivirus programs may give an alert about the presence of Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk. However, not all security software may identify this threat.

How can you remove Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk?

To totally remove Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk 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.

MSE Download Link (this will open on a new window)

Complete installation guide and usage are also provided on the same link. It is essential in removing Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk 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 Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk items, viruses, and malware on the PC. Scan may take a while, please be patient and wait for the process to end.

Windows 8 Instructions:

Windows Defender is a free tool that was built help you remove Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk, 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 Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk

Windows Defender Download Link (this will open on a new window)

WD-charm

2. On the Home tab, click Full under Scan Options. Click Scan now to start scanning for presence of Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk. The process may take a while to complete.

WD-fullscan

3. After the scan, delete/quarantine identified threats wether it is relevant to Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk 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.

MBAM Download Link (this will open on a new window)

2. Once the download completes, double-click on the file MB3-SETUP.EXE to run the program.

3. Select desired installation language when it prompts you.Then, click OK.

4. Continue with the process until MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is fully installed on the computer. The program will run automatically.

5. When Malwarebytes Anti-Malware interface appears, please select Scan on sidebar menu. Then, choose Threat Scan as shown in the image below. Click on Start Scan button to begin the process. 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

6. 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.

2 thoughts on “Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk

  1. Mark

    I have windows defender , it detects the Worm:VBS/Jenxcus!lnk and identifies after scanning , but after removal is finished , it cant find the malware , mine was detected on my removable pen drive .

  2. Kamal

    How to remove ” LNK:Jenxcus-E[Trj] ” From my PC and USB Drive ?

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