As the name suggests, Amazonaws is a cloud service provided by Amazon,which allows the website makers to host their hefty files or their large codes on the Internet. There are many companies that offer this kind of service, but Amazonaws is a legitimate domain owned just by Amazon.However, many hackers misuse it to display all the irrelevant and unwanted pop-ups to users working on the Internet, which is what is known as the Amazonaws virus.
So, if you frequently get pop-ups from Amazonaws.com, it means that your system is infected by this virus and there is an adware or web extension that is causing all these suspicious pop-ups on your system.
Before knowing how to remove them, it’s obvious that we should understand how they could enter the system and how you can detect them?
The main possibilities from where Amazonaws virus could have entered your system are −
If you have ever visited a suspicious website that might be infected, then there are chances your system too might have got it.
Sometimes while downloading other things, your system might also be infected with an adware program, causing irrelevant ads and pop-ups on your screen.
Sometimes, it’s the browser you are working with, which might have been tainted with malware known as a browser hijacker, which can take your control and redirect you to infected sites.
Sometimes they are disguised with some other programs you might download, so check carefully when you give access and permission to any programs while installing.
The common signs that your system might be infected with Amazonaws are −
You might get redirected to some other page from your home page every time you search for something.
While browsing, you might get unwanted pop-ups and a lot of ads.
The system may get slow, and its performance could decrease as this virus will consume a lot of space in RAM so
If by any chance, your system gets Amazonaws virus or any of your devices gets affected due to this, then the following steps can help you in getting the least possible damage of the infected files −
Your first immediate step should be to stop it from spreading into another system, which is possible if your system is connected to any Internet or some network, so the first thing you should do is to disconnect the system from every connected device or network and then Restart your PC in the safe mode.
The next step should be to remove all the external added extensions from the web browsers you are working on. If they are important ones and you can’t delete them, then at least disable them for some time.
The next step should be to reset your web browser settings to the factory mode and then relaunch the browser.
The most crucial step would be to remove all the suspicious applications from the task manager from its root location.
You can also see if any temporary files are existing and if yes, then remove them.
And also, don’t forget to empty the Recycle Bin after all these steps are done. To be extra careful, always keep an antimalware software installed on your device and scan it regularly.