Cerber Removal Guide

Cerberis a Trojan virus that consists of many malicious codes and always changes its file names and paths in the infected computer. It is so complicated that regular antivirus programs cannot delete this threat even if they have detected it. This is the reason why it can stay long on your computer and mess up your system. How much do you know about Cerber? You may go on reading the article for it discusses how to troubleshoot the problems.

Cerber Description

Cerber is a vicious Trojan virus that waits to compromise system vulnerabilities and attack unprotected files. A computer may be infected with this Trojan if its user visits some phishing websites, downloads suspicious programs or reads junk email attachments. It is able to enter your computer without any awareness and permission. To stop it inserting into system, users must think twice before acting.

After dropping its malicious components into the computer system, the Trojan will make your computer behave strange. This Trojan virus takes up many system resources while running in the background of the system, so you will feel a drastic slowdown in computer performance and network speed. It can lead to annoying blue screen error when you play games or watch a movie. It unnoticeably drops destructive malware into the system, which may totaly damage the computer system. Besides, this Trojan virus enables the hackers to access the data and information (such as banking account details) stored on your computer without your knowledge. That is to say,the cyber criminals can steal your individual privacy furtively and make illeagal profits by using this imformation. To safeguard your computer, you may have installed at least one antivirus program on the computer. However, this tricky infection can evade the deletion of antivirus software because its creators know well about how to deal with the antivirus programs. You may see some malicious threats including Cerber in the list of the scan result. But after you click on the Remove button to remove them, you will be sadly to find that all threats are removed except this Trojan virus. In this case manual removal can help but it is recommended for advanced users only.

How does Cerber infect your PC?

1.It helps its makers to access your computer remotely without your consent. 2.Result in constant system crashes and disable executable files. It connects to certain websites and downloads additional threats such as adware and spyware onto the infected computer. 4.It can monitor your online activities, track your browsing histories and steal your confidential information.

How to Manually Remove Cerber

As mentioned above, Cerber is dangerous and should be removed as soon as possible. It seriously reduces the system performance and allow other malware and cyber criminals to get into the computer as well as monitoring what tasks computer user may perform. Besides, it helps remote hackers to completely control the entire system without being known by PC users. Furthermore, this Trojan is a media for remote hacker to access users’ privacy. The following steps guide you how to handle the troublesome.

Step One: show its related files:

1.Start button>Control Panel>Appearance>Personalization link>Folder Options.

2. Click on “View tab” in the folder options window, here, you can show all the malicious files by clicking on “Show hidden files/ folders”, and then drives under the Hidden files and folders category.

3.Finally, click “OK” at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

Step Two: Remove its associated registry

1. Open Registry Editor.

Start>Run>type “regedit”>OK.

Then remove the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

2.Locate and Clear the malicious files:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”


Cerber can spread throughout the world. You may download this Trojan virus unwittingly while browsing malicious websites, downloading attached files/programs of spam emails, or installing some free software downloaded from trustless sources. Sometimes it will come bundled with other malware or spyware programs. This infection can infect your computer in many ways, if not removed timely, bringing other types of malware into the computer to do greater harm to the computer. You will never know when it landed on your PC in day light, so be careful when surfing online. Your antivirus program may only detect the Trojan virus and keep warning the existence of this threat, but it is not able to completely delete it from your computer. Thus, do remove this virus as soon as possible.

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