While checking through Windows task manager, if you end up to notice an application or process named Yourphone.exe which seem eating enough resources and suspicious, then your system is at risk. Probably your machine is infected by a computer infection or trojan that may devastate your normal way to surf the web or use any applications or games installed on Windows. Yourphone.exe is tecnically referred as a trojan horse infection because it comes with various abilities and do just malicious to help its authors to earn illegal, however the victims just face off chaos while using their system throughout the day.
Being a bit technical to the process, Yourphone.exe is actually a Windows legitimate process associated with Windows 10 operating system, and indicates your phone if connected. Means, the process is actually a built-in process and a genuine android app that helps users to sync their phones to computer. Even the users can get notifications on their PC while the system is connected, and can do even more other tasks as well like making calls, receiving messages, and all through the desktop. So, what turns this feature to be a vicious object on your computer, when the process is replaced by a malicious copy of a malware which is disguised to run as Yourphone.exe.
Actually, many malware authors use various named related to windows processes that helps them to keep their malicious codes discreet while being active. But, looking through its resource consumption and other factors through task manager, it can easily be identified. Such applications are developed just to modify computers terribly and steal your sensitve information for illicit purpses. Also, your online or offline data or system access can be tracked and misused by hackers through unauthorized access. To prevent such things to occur, it’s best to identify and remove Yourphone.exe from system as soon as possible.
Type: Trojan, coin miner, spyware
Description: Yourphone.exe is said to be one of the terrible trojans that may stop you against accessing your computer and shows a number of issues throughout the day.
Distribution: Malspam campaigns, third party installer setups, malicious links or ads, and many more.
Removal: In order to remove Yourphone.exe from compromised computers, we suggest you to check and follow guidelines mentioned under this article.
As mentioned earlier, cyber-criminals have expertise to use some of the services offered by Windows System process as vulnerabilities. They usually mimic a legitimate system process with name of the Trojan or malware. They create the process of a Trojan same as some legitimate system process. In some cases, they easily get differentiated from legit processes however; some cases can be extremely difficult to distinguish.
If you examine the Windows process category in the Task Manager, you would easily notice the legitimate system process. However, if you notice duplicate files process, one must be a malware. This type of Trojan or malware continuously mines bitcoin or other crypto-currencies and this is a very high resource extensive process. The overall speed and performance of the PC gets extremely slow and sluggish. For depth enquiry, you can right click on the doubtful process and choose file location option in order to see the associated program. As a simple rule, if the file is stored in Windows/System32 folder, it is legitimate.
On the other hand, if the process is stored in the user’s processes or “Open the file” for the process leads to any random directories then it is doubtful. You should immediately scan your work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool. Remember that manual removal of harmful process related to Trojan or suspicious files are very difficult due to its deep intrusion and integration with the OS.
How to Remove Yourphone.exe
The first thing that you should do is to scan your work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool and that will be very helpful. On the other hand, if you have backup of your important data in any external clean location such as hard-drive or pen-drive etc. then formatting the infected hard-drive of the PC may also work for you. Remember that formatting the hard-drive may work for one PC but if the infected PC is connected with a network of PCs then this step will go in vain.
Click on the “Download” button to use “SpyHunter” anti-malware tool to clean your workstation.
- On click on the download button, the file named as “Spyhunter-Intaller.exe” gets downloaded.
- In the downloads dialog box, choose “SpyHunter Installer.exe” and open the file.
- Select “Yes” in the “User Account Control” dialog box.
- Select the language you prefer and press on “OK” to get next step
- In order to process the installation, press on “Continue”
- Open “SpyHunter” by locating its icon on the desktop or search it on Windows “Start” menu.
The next step is to use “SpyHunter” for PC scanning and malware removal.
- Go to the “Home tab” and press on “Start Scan” button
Wait for the few minutes to scan gets completed. On completion, it scan result report is presented on the screen.
⇒ Register for the Spyhunter and remove Yourphone.exe and all detected threats
To delete Yourphone.exe and all associated threats found through the system scan, you need to register for the SpyHunter:
- Click on the register button available on the top-right corner of the program window,and then click on buy button.
- You will automatically be redirected to the purchasing page, enter your customer detail and valid email address,
- After the successful payment, you will receive email confirmation message. The email contains the account information such as usernames and passwords and so on,
- Thereafter, enter the same detail in the Account tab of the settings section of the program. Now, you can avail full features and protection to your system.
⇒ Steps to remove Yourphone.exe and other detected threats:
Spyhunter antivirus tool categorizes the type of objects detected during system scans in total five sections – “Malware“, “PUPs” (Potentially Unwanted Programs), “Privacy“, “Vulnerabilities“, and “Whitelisted objects“
Select the object you want to remove and then click on Next button (you can quarantine an object so that you can anytime restore it to the system using restore feature)