How to Get Rid of Beacon Spyware

Beacon, or TrojanSpy.Win32.Beacon, spyware is a trojan keylogger. It collects the information you type on your computer, such as user names and passwords, and sends it back to the originator. This spyware also has a backdoor capability, which means a hacker can have a full access to your computer. The virus spreads itself through e-mail attachments, instant messaging and web surfing. Here is what you can do to get rid of this danger.

Ending TrojanSpy.Win32.Beacon Processes

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Press the "Ctrl," "Shift" and "Esc" keys on your keyboard simultaneously. This action will bring up a task manager window.

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Click on the "Processes" tab.

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Click on the "trojanspy.win32.beacon.a.exe" process to highlight it.

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Click on "End Process."

Removing TrojanSpy.Win32.Beacon Files From Your Computer

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Go to the "Start" menu.

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Click on "Search." This action will bring up the search window.

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Click on the "All Files and Folders" option.

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Type "trojanspy.win32.beacon.a.exe" in the search field and press "Enter" on your keyboard.

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After the search has ended, click on "trojanspy.win32.beacon.a.exe" file and press "Delete" on your keyboard.

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Click on "Yes" in the confirmation pop-up to delete the file from your system.