FaceBook Autoliker 2019 Scam

Also Known As: possible malware infections
Type: Trojan
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

"Facebook Autoliker 2019" removal guide

What is "Facebook Autoliker 2019"?

"FaceBook Autoliker 2019" is a deceptive, untrustworthy application that is promoted on various dubious websites that cannot be trusted. It is presented as a useful tool, however, people who use this app often become victims of a scam. Note that "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" is designed to steal personal details. Apps of this type should never be trusted.

facebook autoliker 2019 deceptive application

Scammers use "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" to trick people into providing personal details. In this particular example, the app asks to provide email addresses and passwords (Facebook account details). It also allows users to enter a link of a photo, which should receive their chosen number of 'likes'. This is a scam - "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" generates no likes or any other value. Scammers use this "tool" to generate revenue and whoever uses it might lose access to their Facebook accounts. Therefore, using this app is equivalent to giving your Facebook account email and password away. These programs are also used to infect computers with malicious programs including, for example, Trojans, ransomware-type programs, and so on. Having a computer infected with high-risk malware can lead to serious problems: safety and privacy issues, data loss, financial loss, and many other problems. Tools such as "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" are not promoted using official and trustworthy websites. Therefore, do not trust dubious websites, especially when downloading and installing software.

Threat Summary:
Namepossible malware infections
Threat TypeTrojan, Password stealing virus, Banking malware, Spyware
SymptomsTrojans are designed to stealthily infiltrate victim's computer and remain silent thus no particular symptoms are clearly visible on an infected machine.
Distribution methodsInfected email attachments, malicious online advertisements, social engineering, software cracks.
DamageStolen banking information, passwords, identity theft, victim's computer added to a botnet.
Removal

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There are many deceptive applications/tools such as "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" on the internet. They cause a number of problems and none can be trusted, however, developers promote them as "legitimate and useful". In this case, they offer an unlimited number of 'likes' or other emotions on Facebook for any selected photo.

How do deceptive applications infect computers?

Generally, these applications are promoted using deceptive, unofficial websites, and also using various Peer-to-Peer networks such as torrent clients and eMule. No legitimate, official website promote these tools. Therefore do not trust unofficial websites or other third party software download sources (or apps downloaded from them).

How to avoid installation of unwanted applications?

The safest way to download software is using official websites and direct links. Peer-to-Peer networks (torrent clients, eMule, and other such tools), third party downloaders/installers, unofficial websites and other sources should not be used. These are often monetized by promoting unwanted apps that could later cause problems. Additionally, install (and download) software with care, especially freeware. Check all available "Custom", "Advanced" and other settings - do not allow unwanted apps to be installed together with software that you downloaded/install willingly. Avoid clicking intrusive ads - they might cause unwanted downloads/installations and often redirect to untrustworthy websites such as gambling, pornography adult dating, and so on. If you suspect that there are unwanted apps installed, check your browser for unwanted extensions, plug-ins, and add-ons and remove them immediately. Also apply this programs installed on the computer/operating system. If you have already opened malicious attachments, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate infiltrated malware.

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How to remove malware manually?

Manual malware removal is a complicated task - usually it is best to allow antivirus or anti-malware programs to do this automatically. To remove this malware we recommend using Spyhunter for Windows. If you wish to remove malware manually, the first step is to identify the name of the malware that you are trying to remove. Here is an example of a suspicious program running on a user's computer:

malicious process running on user's computer sample

If you checked the list of programs running on your computer, for example, using task manager, and identified a program that looks suspicious, you should continue with these steps:

manual malware removal step 1 Download a program called Autoruns. This program shows auto-start applications, Registry, and file system locations:

screenshot of autoruns application

manual malware removal step 2Restart your computer into Safe Mode:

Windows XP and Windows 7 users: Start your computer in Safe Mode. Click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer start process, press the F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced Option menu, and then select Safe Mode with Networking from the list.

Safe Mode with Networking

Video showing how to start Windows 7 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Windows 8 users: Start Windows 8 is Safe Mode with Networking - Go to Windows 8 Start Screen, type Advanced, in the search results select Settings. Click Advanced startup options, in the opened "General PC Settings" window, select Advanced startup. Click the "Restart now" button. Your computer will now restart into the "Advanced Startup options menu". Click the "Troubleshoot" button, and then click the "Advanced options" button. In the advanced option screen, click "Startup settings". Click the "Restart" button. Your PC will restart into the Startup Settings screen. Press F5 to boot in Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 8 Safe Mode with networking

Video showing how to start Windows 8 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Windows 10 users: Click the Windows logo and select the Power icon. In the opened menu click "Restart" while holding "Shift" button on your keyboard. In the "choose an option" window click on the "Troubleshoot", next select "Advanced options". In the advanced options menu select "Startup Settings" and click on the "Restart" button. In the following window you should click the "F5" button on your keyboard. This will restart your operating system in safe mode with networking.

windows 10 safe mode with networking

Video showing how to start Windows 10 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

 

manual malware removal step 3Extract the downloaded archive and run the Autoruns.exe file.

extract autoruns.zip and run autoruns.exe

manual malware removal step 4In the Autoruns application, click "Options" at the top and uncheck the "Hide Empty Locations" and "Hide Windows Entries" options. After this procedure, click the "Refresh" icon.

Click 'Options' at the top and uncheck 'Hide Empty Locations' and 'Hide Windows Entries' options

manual malware removal step 5Check the list provided by the Autoruns application and locate the malware file that you want to eliminate.

You should write down its full path and name. Note that some malware hides process names under legitimate Windows process names. At this stage, it is very important to avoid removing system files. After you locate the suspicious program you wish to remove, right click your mouse over its name and choose "Delete".

locate the malware file you want to remove

After removing the malware through the Autoruns application (this ensures that the malware will not run automatically on the next system startup), you should search for the malware name on your computer. Be sure to enable hidden files and folders before proceeding. If you find the filename of the malware, be sure to remove it.

searching for malware file on your computer

Reboot your computer in normal mode. Following these steps should remove any malware from your computer. Note that manual threat removal requires advanced computer skills. If you do not have these skills, leave malware removal to antivirus and anti-malware programs. These steps might not work with advanced malware infections. As always it is best to prevent infection than try to remove malware later. To keep your computer safe, install the latest operating system updates and use antivirus software.

To be sure your computer is free of malware infections, we recommend scanning it with Spyhunter for Windows.