Description of rootkit skynet

This malware installs a hidden service (rootkit) in your system. The hidden service is confgiured to run automatically at Windows boot time and is invisible from many security programs. Once the rootkit is active, it will redirect your search result, download other malware from internet.

Objects of rootkit skynet

Registry Key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SKYNET%random characters%
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\SKYNET%random characters%.sys

How to remove rootkit skynet with Adware Away

Adware Away can completely remove rootkit skynet and all other malware downloaded by this rootkit. Just follow the steps below:
  • 1. Launch Adware Away
  • 2. Click "Start Scan" button and wait for the scan completes
  • 3. Click "Fix Selected" button in the scan result window
  • 4. Reboot your computer if Adware Away prompts to reboot.

Adware Away scan result for rootkit skynet (Note: result may be different between different variants)

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Customizing removal to remove any new variant of rootkit skynet

If the above automatical method doesn't work, you can request a customizing removal service to let us help you remove this new variant manually, just follow the steps below:
  • 1. Launch Adware Away.
  • 2. Click "Customizing Removal" tab.
  • 3. Click "Diagnostic Scan" button and wait for the scan completes.
  • 4. Send us the scan log file.
  • 5. Our technical support will analyze your log file and send you back a removal guide file
  • 6. When you receive the removal guide file, just drag and drop it into Adware Away window, the removal to the new variant will be done.