How to remove Dynamic stealer

Also Known As: Dynamic information stealer
Type: Trojan
Damage level: Severe

What kind of malware is Dynamic?

While analyzing the Dynamic malware, we discovered that it operates as an information stealer. Moreover, it downloads the BlackNET remote access trojan (RAT) on infected computers. Using both of these malicious programs, threat actors can steal sensitive information, take control of infected computers, and more.

Dynamic malware

More about Dynamic

Dynamic malware collects system information and sends it to threat actors via Telegram. This stealer may have more features in the future. In addition to stealing data, Dynamic downloads BlackNET on computers. BlackNET can launch DDoS attacks, execute scripts, exfiltrate data stored on browsers, log keystrokes, and more.

BlackNET is capable of launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against targeted websites or networks. DDoS attacks overwhelm a website or network with traffic, rendering it inaccessible to legitimate users.

Also, BlackNET can execute scripts on an infected system, which allows an attacker to perform a wide range of actions, such as downloading and installing additional malware, modifying system settings, and more.

Moreover, BlackNET can exfiltrate data stored on web browsers, such as login credentials, browsing history, and cookies. This information can be valuable to attackers for further compromising the victim's accounts or using the stolen data for fraudulent activities.

In addition, BlackNET can log every keystroke made on an infected system, allowing the attacker to capture sensitive information such as passwords, credit card numbers, and other confidential data.

Threat Summary:
Name Dynamic information stealer
Threat Type Information stealer
Detection Names Avast (Win32:MalwareX-gen [Trj]), Combo Cleaner (IL:Trojan.MSILZilla.24538), ESET-NOD32 (A Variant Of MSIL/PSW.Agent.SIX), Kaspersky (HEUR:Trojan-PSW.MSIL.Stealer.gen), Microsoft (Trojan:Win32/Tiggre!rfn), Full List (VirusTotal)
Payload BlackNET RAT
Symptoms In most cases, stealers are designed to stealthily infiltrate the victim's computer and remain silent, and thus no particular symptoms are clearly visible on an infected machine.
Distribution methods Infected email attachments, malicious online advertisements, social engineering, software 'cracks'.
Damage Stolen system information and additional infections.
Malware Removal (Windows)

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Possible damage

In summary, having a computer infected with Dynamic leads to injection of BlackNET, which is a powerful remote access trojan that can be used to carry out a wide range of malicious activities on an infected system. Victims may suffer financial and data loss, system compromise, loss of access to online accounts, and more.

Examples of other malware capable of stealing sensitive information and performing other tasks are Zaraza, RootFinder, and Cinoshi.

How did Dynamic infiltrate my computer?

Attackers often use phishing emails to trick users into clicking on links or downloading attachments that contain malware. Also, they can disguise malware as legitimate software or files and distribute them through file-sharing networks, social media platforms, or other online channels.

In other cases, cybercriminals can exploit vulnerabilities in software programs to gain access to a user's computer or network and infect a website with malware that is automatically downloaded onto a user's computer when they visit the site. In all cases, their goal is to trick users into infecting their computers by themselves.

How to avoid installation of malware?

It is important to take several steps to protect against malware, such as using up-to-date antivirus software, keeping the operating system and installed programs up to date, avoiding suspicious downloads or links, and being cautious when opening emails or messages from unknown sources.

It is also recommended to avoid clicking shady advertisements and allowing dubious websites to show notifications.

If you believe that your computer is already infected, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus 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 Combo Cleaner Antivirus 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:

Malware process running in the Task Manager

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

Autoruns application appearance

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.

Run Windows 7 or Windows XP in 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.

Run Windows 8 in 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.

Run Windows 10 in 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 archive and run Autoruns.exe application

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

Refresh Autoruns application results

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".

Delete malware in Autoruns

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.

Search for malware and delete it

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 Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

My computer is infected with Dynamic malware, should I format my storage device to get rid of it?

There is no necessity for extreme actions as malware such as Dynamic can be eliminated without resorting to formatting.

What are the biggest issues that malware can cause?

Some of the biggest issues that malware can cause include data theft and loss, financial losses, additional infections, system crashes, identity theft, loss of online accounts, etc.

What is the purpose of Dynamic malware?

Dynamic steals system information and sends it to the attackers via Telegram. Also, it downloads BlackNET remote access trojan on computers.

How did a malware infiltrate my computer?

Malware can be disguised as an email attachment, which, when opened, can infect the computer system. Also, malware can exploit vulnerabilities in outdated or unpatched software to gain access to a computer system, and it can be bundled with legitimate software and downloaded alongside it. There are different ways to trick users into infecting computers.

Will Combo Cleaner protect me from malware?

Combo Cleaner can detect and remove nearly all known malware infections. However, it is important to note that sophisticated malware often conceals itself deep within the system, and therefore running a full system scan is necessary.

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