HTML/ExpKit.Gen2

Name: HTML/ExpKit.Gen2

Date Discovered: 8th October 2015

Type: Malware

Impact: Medium

Reported Infections: Low

Operating System: Windows Operating System

Amount of PCs Infected: 3,500,000+

 

Virus Detected on TotalAV?: Yes

 

How it affects the user: it will show annoying messages on your screen which if clicked will disable your computer.

 

Resolution: Download and run TotalAV to find the virus.

 

Summary of how to remove Virus:

  • Run a system scan on TotalAV.
  • Enable real-time protection
  • Delete all files that flag as a threat
  • Delete all quarantined items
  • Continue to close the browser that you used when the virus showed via task manager.
  • Do not restore tabs when you reopen browser

 

More Info:

This malware threat was first discovered on October 8th, 2015 and affects the Windows operating system. On the first three days of January there were over 600,000 threats detected putting it at the biggest risk of 2018 so far