Step by step process to delete DPD Lietuva email virus
DPD Lietuva email virus is a kind of an email spam campaign. Cyber criminals use this campaign disguise their letters as official, important and sent from legitimate companies and organizations. Their main aim is to trick recipients into opening a malicious file attached to the email or can be downloaded through a link in an email that is designed to install some malware.
Moreover, this emails are disguised as delivery notifications from DPD Lietuva –the Lithuanian branch of DPDgroup, an international parcel delivery service network. Typically, this scam campaigns target Lithuanian users. The message presented in this emails supposedly concern parcel delivery. These letters also contain information about reception process that includes the requirement of an identical document at the time of parcel delivery.
Users are asked to provide the last five digits of their ID cards. Remember that this does not refer to their Personal Code but rather the card’s/document’s number. Further, this email also provide instruction for those people who are in self-isolation. As already mentioned that the files attached to the emails are infectious and once opened cause the installation of malware. So, users are advised not to trust or open such kind of emails.
Additionally, this notorious system malware infection also brings nasty threats and viruses on your PC. It can replicate into your computer and spread its copies to different system files and folders by using different names. Apart from this, it can also collect information from browser and other installed apps, download files and data from the system and so on. Thus, by trusting on DPD Lietuva and other similar scams, users might experience permanent data loss, multiple system infections and even identity theft.
How did DPD Lietuva email virus infect my PC?
The most common and effective methods used by the cyber criminals behind this email is spam email campaigns that contain malicious files or website links. These files can be archives, PDF documents, executables and so on. Once opened, this attachment ask the users to enable macros commands. Once done, it executes number of commands that are mainly designed to download and install malware. It also comes with the fake software program such as Adobe reader, Flash Player, updaters. Fake update tool infect system by misusing old software or downloading and installing malware.
So, to prevent this situation, be very careful when browsing the internet. Before opening email attachments, think twice or thrice. If the file is not relevant or has been received from untrustworthy, suspicious address then avoid opening them. Additionally, software download should be done from official sources. It is crucial to update installed programs with tools provided by genuine developers. The main reasons for computer infections are lack of knowledge and reckless behavior and the key to safety is carefulness.
Text presented in the “DPD Lietuva” scam email letter:
Subject: DPD Lietuva, informuojame apie planuojamą pristatyti siuntą Nr. 16407431363900
Šiandien 09:31 – 10:31 val. pristatysime Jūsų siuntą Nr.16407431363900.
Turėkite su savimi asmens dokumentą. Tinkami dokumentai: pasas, asmens tapatybės kortelė, vairuotojo pažymėjimas, leidimas gyventi Lietuvoje. Siekiant įvykdyti bekontaktį pristatymą, kurjeris turi suvesti į skenerį 5 paskutinius siuntą priimančio asmens dokumento numerio skaitmenis (ne asmens kodą). Iš anksto pasiruoškite dokumentą ir laikydamiesi saugaus atstumo, pateikite jį kurjeriui.
Apie saviizoliaciją prašome iš anksto informuoti kurjerį. Kurjeriui praneškite, kai jis skambina susitarti dėl pristatymo.
Jūsų DPD Lietuva
Jūsų siuntų pristatymo partneris,
Šioje žinutėje ir/ar jos prieduose pateikiama informacija yra skirta tik nurodytam adresatui ir gali būti konfidenciali. Jeigu ši žinutė pasiekė Jus per klaidą, ji negali būti naudojama, platinama, skaitoma, persiunčiama, kopijuojama ar kaip kitaip skleidžiama. Tokiu atveju, prašome šią žinutę ištrinti ir apie tai pranešti siuntėjui elektroniniu paštu.
Antimalware Details And User Guide
Important Note: This malware asks you to enable the web browser notifications. So, before you go the manual removal process, execute these steps.
Google Chrome (PC)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the Menu button
- Select “Settings”. Scroll the mouse downward to choose “Advanced” option
- Go to “Privacy and Security” section by scrolling downward and then select “Content settings” and then “Notification” option
- Find each suspicious URLs and click on three dots on the right side and choose “Block” or “Remove” option
Google Chrome (Android)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the menu button and then click on “Settings”
- Scroll down further to click on “site settings” and then press on “notifications” option
- In the newly opened window, choose each suspicious URLs one by one
- In the permission section, select “notification” and “Off” the toggle button
- On the right corner of the screen, you will notice three dots which is the “Menu” button
- Select “Options” and choose “Privacy and Security” in the toolbar present in the left side of the screen
- Slowly scroll down and go to “Permission” section then choose “Settings” option next to “Notifications”
- In the newly opened window, select all the suspicious URLs. Click on the drop-down menu and select “Block”
- In the Internet Explorer window, select the Gear button present on the right corner
- Choose “Internet Options”
- Select “Privacy” tab and then “Settings” under the “Pop-up Blocker” section
- Select all the suspicious URLs one by one and click on the “Remove” option
- Open the Microsoft Edge and click on the three dots on the right corner of the screen to open the menu
- Scroll down and select “Settings”
- Scroll down further to choose “view advanced settings”
- In the “Website Permission” option, click on “Manage” option
- Click on switch under every suspicious URL
- On the upper right side corner, click on “Safari” and then select “Preferences”
- Go to “website” tab and then choose “Notification” section on the left pane
- Search for the suspicious URLs and choose “Deny” option for each one of them
Manual Steps to Remove DPD Lietuva email virus:
Remove the related items of DPD Lietuva email virus using Control-Panel
Windows 7 Users
Click “Start” (the windows logo at the bottom left corner of the desktop screen), select “Control Panel”. Locate the “Programs” and then followed by clicking on “Uninstall Program”
Windows XP Users
Click “Start” and then choose “Settings” and then click “Control Panel”. Search and click on “Add or Remove Program’ option
Windows 10 and 8 Users:
Go to the lower left corner of the screen and right-click. In the “Quick Access” menu, choose “Control Panel”. In the newly opened window, choose “Program and Features”
Mac OSX Users
Click on “Finder” option. Choose “Application” in the newly opened screen. In the “Application” folder, drag the app to “Trash”. Right click on the Trash icon and then click on “Empty Trash”.
In the uninstall programs window, search for the PUAs. Choose all the unwanted and suspicious entries and click on “Uninstall” or “Remove”.
After you uninstall all the potentially unwanted program causing DPD Lietuva email virus issues, scan your computer with an anti-malware tool for any remaining PUPs and PUAs or possible malware infection. To scan the PC, use the recommended the anti-malware tool.
How to Remove Adware (DPD Lietuva email virus) from Internet Browsers
Delete malicious add-ons and extensions from IE
Click on the gear icon at the top right corner of Internet Explorer. Select “Manage Add-ons”. Search for any recently installed plug-ins or add-ons and click on “Remove”.
If you still face issues related to DPD Lietuva email virus removal, you can reset the Internet Explorer to its default setting.
Windows XP users: Press on “Start” and click “Run”. In the newly opened window, type “inetcpl.cpl” and click on the “Advanced” tab and then press on “Reset”.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 Users: Press the Windows logo, type inetcpl.cpl in the start search box and press enter. In the newly opened window, click on the “Advanced Tab” followed by “Reset” button.
For Windows 8 Users: Open IE and click on the “gear” icon. Choose “Internet Options”
Select the “Advanced” tab in the newly opened window
Press on “Reset” option
You have to press on the “Reset” button again to confirm that you really want to reset the IE
Remove Doubtful and Harmful Extension from Google Chrome
Go to menu of Google Chrome by pressing on three vertical dots and select on “More tools” and then “Extensions”. You can search for all the recently installed add-ons and remove all of them.
If the problems related to DPD Lietuva email virus still persists or you face any issue in removing, then it is advised that your reset the Google Chrome browse settings. Go to three dotted points at the top right corner and choose “Settings”. Scroll down bottom and click on “Advanced”.
At the bottom, notice the “Reset” option and click on it.
In the next opened window, confirm that you want to reset the Google Chrome settings by click on the “Reset” button.
Remove DPD Lietuva email virus plugins (including all other doubtful plug-ins) from Firefox Mozilla
Open the Firefox menu and select “Add-ons”. Click “Extensions”. Select all the recently installed browser plug-ins.
If you face problems in DPD Lietuva email virus removal then you have the option to rese the settings of Mozilla Firefox.
Open the browser (Mozilla Firefox) and click on the “menu” and then click on “Help”.
Choose “Troubleshooting Information”
In the newly opened pop-up window, click “Refresh Firefox” button
The next step is to confirm that really want to reset the Mozilla Firefox settings to its default by clicking on “Refresh Firefox” button.
Remove Malicious Extension from Safari
Open the Safari and go to its “Menu” and select “Preferences”.
Click on the “Extension” and select all the recently installed “Extensions” and then click on “Uninstall”.
Open the “Safari” and go menu. In the drop-down menu, choose “Clear History and Website Data”.
In the newly opened window, select “All History” and then press on “Clear History” option.
Delete DPD Lietuva email virus (malicious add-ons) from Microsoft Edge
Open Microsoft Edge and go to three horizontal dot icons at the top right corner of the browser. Select all the recently installed extensions and right click on the mouse to “uninstall”
Open the browser (Microsoft Edge) and select “Settings”
Next steps is to click on “Choose what to clear” button
Click on “show more” and then select everything and then press on “Clear” button.
In most cases, the PUPs and adware gets inside the marked PC through unsafe freeware downloads. It is advised that you should only choose developers website only while downloading any kind of free applications. Choose custom or advanced installation process so that you can trace the additional PUPs listed for installation along with the main program.