How To Remove IOSHOST.EXE Win32:Malware-gen ?

This type of infection spreads through removable media like USB key, SD cards, phones, GPS, tablets ..
Any USB device containing free disk space can be contaminated. IOSHOST.EXE was detected by UsbFix, Anti-Malware Software for USB. The file was submitted to VirusTotal, a service that combines the detection of more than 40 antivirus engines.

Propagation scheme :

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In (1) healthy USB support is plugged into an infected PC, where the infection is active. This will automatically create a copy of the malicious code (2) on the healthy USB support. Once the USB support healthy contaminated, it serves as a means of transport to the infection to infect a healthy PC (3). To understand this type of infection, we invite you to read these Post: USB Virus General Description and How to remove shortcut virus USB ?

How to remove IOSHOST.EXE Win32:Malware-gen ?

UsbFix removes this type of infection, UsbFix will clean your computer and all infected USB drives. UsbFix will also search and restore all your data lost due to infection. UsbFix is an application developed by SOSVirus team. UsbFix is free, a premium version with real-time protection is comming soon.

  • Download UsbFix on your computer, and run it.
  • Connect all your external data sources to your PC (Usb keys, external drives ...)
  • Press Clean Button.
  • UsbFix work completely independently.
  • Tutorial UsbFix.

Information for : IOSHOST.EXE Win32:Malware-gen

Detection : Win32:Malware-gen
Size : 550411 bytes.
File Type : application/x-dosexec
HASH MD5 : 6c35e23d8d3806734cbe95ef76cdd446
HASH SHA1 : 550d0047cd1528407e97da577e5e0079cdd622e1
HASH SHA256 : c2865632751206cfef68004a0f118a5569a3c1257edcaa30ce4b44e841aaabb0
VirusTotal Analys Report


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This malware was submitted to VirusTotal, a service that combines engines of detections over 40 antivirus.

46 detection for 62 antivirus tested.

Antivirus detection : IOSHOST.EXE Win32:Malware-gen

Avast : Win32:Malware-gen
ESET-NOD32 : a variant of Win32/Injector.CONE
Panda : Trj/CI.A
Kaspersky : Backdoor.Win32.DarkKomet.ggls
F-Secure : Gen:Variant.Symmi.58348
Comodo : UnclassifiedMalware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware : Backdoor.Agent.NOIP
Antivir :
Norton : Trojan.Gen
DrWeb : Trojan.DownLoad3.39954
GData : Gen:Variant.Symmi.58348
AVG : Inject3.ABSP

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