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Zeus Malware Virus Information and Tips for Removal


Cox Communications is dedicated to protecting the internet experience of our customers. We notify customers when their computer systems may be infected with malicious software, also known as malware.

Zeus is a Trojan horse virus that has been designed to steal confidential information from the computers it compromises. It specifically targets the following information but can also be customized through the toolkit to gather any sort of information, such as Social Security and credit card numbers.

  • System information
  • Online login credentials
  • Banking information

Removal Instructions

There are many forms and versions of this malicious software, and no utility can effectively detect and remove all versions of this software from all operating systems. Cox recommends the following free tools as they may be effective in removing the malicious software from Windows systems.

A variant of the Zeus Trojan could infect iOS systems, but is highly unlikely. If your iOS system is infected with the Zeus Trojan, we recommend consulting your manufacturer’s technical support.

Note: Each page contains instructions on how to download and run these free cleaning tools.

Select the removal tool that best suits your needs and scan all computers that are connected to your internet connection.

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