How to remove Life360 virus

 

Let's talk about Life360 Trojan, on which we’ve been getting a lot of concern recent days. If the PC is infested by this program, then you should know how to remove it. Viruses of the Trojan sort are distinguished by their high efficiency, and are capable of actively resisting elimination, create their own copies and reinstall after incorrect removal. This problem can be solved easily, and in the end of this article you will see the safe tips on Life360 deletion. Trojans don't penetrate the computer on their own, so you better not aim at the uninstalling of one program, but clean the system as a whole. If you are familiar with Trojans - skip the following parts, but if Trojan viruses are something unknown for you - read the whole article to learn how to defend your computer against these threats.

 

Trojan viruses are the widest group of viruses in modern information space that is used by web-criminals for different purposes. Such tasks often have semi-legal or illegal specific, such as downloading and controlling already installed viruses, theft of passwords and other data, botnets creation or espionage. The only disadvantage of Trojan viruses lies in their name - they cannot spread without human permission. In recent years, users began to think that any perilous or advertising tools are viruses, but we should say that you can't call Trojans viruses, since virus can replicate itself, capable of avalanche spreading over data carriers and the Internet. Trojans efficiently get into PC's with help of other programs or with user's help, but cannot perform it on their own. After penetrating the machine, Trojan virus is extremely hard to find manually which makes it a very efficient tool for swindlers. All the facts described in this paragraph bring us to one decision: Trojan viruses need to be detected and avoided before they infect the PC.

There's a common (and wrong) idea that antivirus can totally defend your device from malware. No antiviral software can defend your device if you download new malicious programs on a daily basis. But, if you will help your antivirus to act, instead of preventing him from working, the device will be protected. There are two methods to achieve this effect:

  • The easiest choice is to completely quit using utilities of dubious provenance. By these we mean all the programs downloaded not from the official developer websites or trusted distributors. Obviously, the cracked copies of useful software also are probably malicious. If you stop using such programs, the chances of penetration would be lowered to minimal, and antivirus can quickly deal with this minimum.
  • If you aren't going to totally forget about using not official utilities, you should thoroughly inspect all tools that you're going to install. Trojans most often lurk beneath the guise of good utilities such as system optimizers, browser games, driver updaters, search engines, special software and browsers. Do not download weird programs from the above list, and while another unlicensed utility is installing - thoroughly follow the installation, declining all offers for getting more programs.

Abide to these directions and you will clearly see the result: your system will be safe, quick and workable, and will remain so for years.

Life360 removal instruction

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

In usual cases we offer two manners to eliminate dangerous software, but in this case, dealing with Trojans, there are far fewer ways to find and uninstall them manually. Trojan can be hidden literally anywhere on the computer, so a novice customer can make an error, delete a crucial file and damage the computer. To avoid this, we've compiled a guide that will help you to get rid of Life360 easily and effectively. Step #1 is to go into Safe Mode and inspect system folders. Stage #2 is to download and install Spyhunter anti-viral tool. After that - abide the given directions, and in a few moments your system will be again in service.

Step 1. Boot into Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 2. Check Startup folder

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable unknown programs in the Startup tab

Startup

Step 3. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner

Remember that you do not have to immediately buy Spyhunter - there's a possibility to verify its efficiency by installing a free version with limited functionality. If you're interested in purchasing Spyhunter or need some additional info - click on the link under this paragraph.

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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

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