As Human gets infected by viruses, technology too can’t remain isolated from attacks of viruses. But virus infecting Human & technology are entirely different. The virus hampering technological field are program or code that can cause bugs in both hardware and software section of devices like computer, mobile, etc. Today, there are different varieties of technological virus effecting specific portion of hardware or software. We are talking here about Hotmail virus whose entire function is to malfunction the Windows Live Hotmail account services. The virus within system can also affect the smooth operation of Hotmail services in PC.
The virus can get into your system through unsecured ad links, phishing (fake Hotmail site), USB device, pirated software, responding to junk (spam) emails, downloaded software installation, etc. Once infected it can get you very frustrated as it will not let to do work properly. Hotmail virus are the result of phishing attack, malware on computer, WiFi sniffing, shoulder surfing, clicking links from spam emails, etc. The Hotmail email virus (Hotmail hacker) is harmful program that can break into Hotmail account to steal password, other critical information (credit card or banking details) or to send annoying messages to other contacts with your email address.These are the product of cyber criminals who intend to harm people through email and email attachments. The hacker can login to Hotmail account too using virus or just extract information from Hotmail account.
Did you ever went through a situation when you opened Hotmail account and get inbox full of messages from unknown sender or get scolded from friends & family members for sending inappropriate message with your email address but not by you? This is the work of Hotmail virus. If so and sure of virus infection, you must add anti-virus software to scan and remove virus. You can use Norton, McAfee, AVG, Avast’s internet security package or Microsft’s Malicious Removal tool among many available anti-viruses.
To make safe Hotmail account from Hotmail virus, you must avoid opening any emails from unknown or suspicious sender. And never open unexpected attachments from known one to without confirming it. The Hotmail have virus scanner for attachments which can be employed by clicking top of Hotmail page when opening attachment. If you are alerted harmful information, delete that attachment immediately. Do not forget to go to ‘Deleted’ folder and press ’empty’ button to permanently delete emails so that they can’t get into your inbox again accidentally. Another way to delete virus on your own is to open ‘Task Manager’ and under ‘Processes’ tab, right click on hotmailhack.exe and select ‘end process’ option. After this search hotmailhack.exe in window, delete it and reboot the system. But this is done only when you know the process name used by virus. It is not always best option as virus can run under different process name.
Keep updating latest security patches from Microsoft and always enable ‘Window Defender’ and ‘Firewall’ too to avoid some virus problems in Hotmail as well as system.