Trojan-spy.win32.agent might be used to steal banking information, crypto wallet passwords, game passwords, or any other valuable information obtainable through the victim’s computer. However, before we go into details, we should explain there are a lot of similar Trojans under this title, and all of them might work a bit differently or could be created to steal different kinds of information. In other words, the name of Trojan-spy.win32.agent is generic and used to talk about generic spying Trojans. Consequently, our specialists think it would be best to get rid of these malicious programs with a reliable security tool because under such circumstances our researchers cannot provide accurate deletion instructions. Therefore, keep it in mind, the steps you will see at the end of the article may only suggest how one could erase such malware, and we cannot guarantee they will work. For more information about this malicious software, you should read the rest of this report.
It is most likely the Trojan should get in after the victim launches some untrustworthy file received via Spam emails, harmful file-sharing web pages, suspicious advertisements (e.g., pop-ups, banners, sponsored links, etc.), and so on. This is why to guard devices against malicious software like Trojan-spy.win32.agent users should be more cautious when surfing the Internet. What we would suggest is keeping away from web pages distributing pirated software, unknown freeware, torrents, and so on. Not to mention, users should not accept updates or installers coming from doubtful sources like pop-ups advertisements and not the program that supposedly needs to be updated itself. As an additional precaution, our specialists recommend installing a reliable security tool because it can warn the user and stop various threats from entering the system.
The worst part is if Trojan-spy.win32.agent manages to settle in it might work in the background, and the user may not notice it. As a result, the malicious software could hide on the system for months and steal a lot of information under the user’s nose so to speak. Separate versions might be created to take different pieces of information, for example, the malware could allow their creators gain knowledge about the user’s computer, its password or passwords of all accounts he might connect to while the computer is infected, personal information, etc. Obviously, the longer Trojan-spy.win32.agent stays on the computer the more data it can record and cause you harm. Meaning, the faster you erase it, the better it is. Sadly, as we explained earlier, you might not realize the system is infected unless you notice suspicious executable files belonging to the malicious software or scan your system with a reliable security tool.
For users who think Trojan-spy.win32.agent might be on their device and would like to try to remove it manually we could suggest using the instructions located at the end of this paragraph. Nevertheless, we would like to stress they may not work for everyone and we cannot guarantee they could help you eliminate these spying Trojans completely. What we are trying to say it might be safer and easier to do a system scan with your chosen security tool. This way the tool would detect the malware for you and you should be able to delete all detections at the same time by merely pressing the removal button displayed after the scanning is over.