Facebook Virus – How to remove? (Uninstall)

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Get rid of Facebook Virus

What is Facebook Virus?

Facebook virus is a name generalized for most of the viruses and malware regarding the Facebook application that is used for communication. All of these viruses share a common behavior of invading your Facebook account, that is why they were classified under on general name.

Just after it invades your system, your Facebook account gets invaded by Facebook Virus as well and a lot of fake messages are sent to your contacts to infect your contacts as well. The messages include the links of malicious websites under the feeling of having a friendly message to make the theft process flow smoothly. So if you found out that your account is sending fake messages, then you have to know that someone is using your account. Such behavior could be used to mine cryptocurrency, collecting some personal information about you and selling them to third parties, and installing more PUPs on your computer.

Facebook Virus


For instance, the Ryanair Scam was about sending the users a message stating that you can have two free flights since Ryanair is celebrating its 35th anniversary, while Ryanair was found only 32 years ago, which shows the poor level of scamming. To get the free flights, you have to fill in a survey and enter some of your info, which are then sold to third parties for money.

These scams are used to infect our device with Digmine, which is a cryptocurrency mining malware that gains the developers illegal profit. Digmine is spread by criminals via facebook message for users that use Google Chrome browser or Messenger app. The message is simply a file that starts with video_random-numbers, which is used to trick users as if it were a video while it is a malicious executable that makes a sequence of infections by downloading malware. Some of this malware is responsible of keeping you logged in for a long time to keep Digmine running to mine cryptocurrency as much as possible. Using system resources by this manner causes a lot of computer crashing and slower performance.

How did My Decryptor installed on my computer?

Facebook Virus invade your system with no consent according to lack of knowledge of some users allowed many developers and hackers to intrude many systems without previous agreements or consents to enter. Bundling has been known for years to be the method followed by hackers to expand their malware through the users by making them download apps from third parties with software packages or updates.

How to remove (Uninstall) and get rid of

The best curing method is to prevent the disease of Facebook Virus, so basically all you have to do is to be careful whenever you attempt to download or upgrade any software. The new malwares are deceiving enough to force you to believe that they are authorized so that you can be tricked by the interface. Whenever you face any unwanted ads that pop up in your browser regarding pornography or adult dating, remove any skeptical application you have recently downloaded to prevent further damage.

Despite the fact that this virus Facebook Virus is very malicious, it can be eliminated totally from your PC via manual or automatic removal. You can remove the virus manually only if you are experienced enough to do so as you might risk its recurrence. In this process, virus can get removed but need lots of knowledge and experience. On the other hand, a more safe method is to remove it by the aid of a software to guarantee to terminate this threat.

Facebook Virus Option A: Advanced system software is recommended to uninstall Facebook Virus from your PC.  Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not.

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Option B: Remove Facebook Virus Manually (Risky & Complicated) For Technical Geeks only!

Steps To Remove Facebook Virus Manually

Windows 10 Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome

Click Start - Control Panel - Programs and Features


Select  suspicious program, and select "Uninstall" a Program.





Remove dangerous add-ons Open Internet Explorer, click on (IE menu) Gear icon,  the top right corner of the browser, then choose Manage Add-ons.



You will see a Manage Add-ons window. On that page look for suspicious plugin, select it, disable these entries by clicking Disable:



Change your homepage Url if it was altered by virus: Click "Apply" to save settings changes.



Reset Internet Explorer Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to "Advanced" tab, then select Reset.In the new window, select "Delete personal settings", and Click Reset. This action will remove Facebook Virus on Internet Explorer.



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To get Mozilla Firefox back to normal after got hijacked, use the following instructions:

First Remove suspicious extensions: Open Mozilla Firefox, then click the menu icon, and select "Add-ons" Extensions.



On meniu press on unwanted "add-ons" and select "Remove option". Repeat the same steps on other suspicious "add-ons"Click "Remove" to delete Facebook Virus

 

Change your homepage if it was affected by virus: Click on the menu (top right corner), select "Help" tab and then press on "Troubleshooting information" and new window will appear.Then select "Refresh Firefox" and popup will show up. Finally press on "Refresh Firefox"

 

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Use the guide below to remove suspicious malware from Chrome.

Delete suspicious plugins Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon, and select "More Tools" Click "Extensions".Select Facebook Virus file and other suspicious plugins, Press "Remove" button to delete these entries.



Change your homepage Url, and default search engine if it was affected by Facebook Virus.Click on "Settings" icon on the right corner, then press "Settings" tab on appeared window, select "On Startup" tab. Then you will see Chrome startup link, select and delete it.



Now press settings, then click "Advanced" select "Reset and clean up" and pick first option "Restore settings to their original default" and popup will show up - Click "Reset settings"Your Chrome browser now startup fresh.



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