How to Get Rid of Beacon Spyware

By Tim Mammadov

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

Step 1

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

Step 2

Click on the "Processes" tab.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Click on "End Process."

Removing TrojanSpy.Win32.Beacon Files From Your Computer

Step 1

Go to the "Start" menu.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Click on the "All Files and Folders" option.

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

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