All Trojan related programs are malicious. It’s one of the worst cyber threats anyone can encounter. The viruses of this kind act in a creative way when it comes to its distribution. The newest addition to this dangerous group is the Big Bang Empire virus. The Big Bang Empire is quite a masterpiece. Most Trojans has specific specialization, but not the Big Bang Empire. It has many special abilities. It can over take control of your computer and can access your computer remotely making it even more dangerous compared to the usual Trojan virus.
Once the Big Bang Empire infects your computer, it allows the hackers to control your computer and you won’t even realize it’s there until it is too late. This kind of Trojan is highly destructive; it steals your personal information like your passwords, usernames, IP address and a whole lot more. It then uses the gathered information for the sole purpose of getting money through fraudulent ways like identity theft; the hacker will pretend to be you and will use your identity to gain even more money and can even infect your contact’s computer as well. The Big Bang Empire can also monitor your every online activity, so it’s going to be like your shadow in the cyber world. That’s how dangerous this Trojan is.
According to researchers, the Big Bang Empire Trojan is usually distributed through spam emails. This spam emails with infected attachments are disguised like an important email from a big company or someone who sounds like an important person to urge users to open the spam email not knowing that just by clicking, the infection spreads out just like that. And in some cases, the corrupt attachments are not the only thing the spam email contains but also corrupt links, pictures, etc and might even contain an embedded malicious code. This Trojan can also be distributed through a link sent to you by your contacts that is also infected by the Trojan virus.
As stated, this Big Bang Empire Trojan virus has the power to control your computer. As if the damage is not already worse, this Trojan can add even more fuel to the fire by adding other infections like Ransomware to your computer. So needless to say, removing this from your computer is your top priority.

Removing the Big Bang Empire Trojan virus:

Method # 1 – Using the Windows Task Manager:
Step 1: Restart your computer into Safe Mode.

Step 2: Open the Windows Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc. Go to the Processes tab

Locate the Big Bang Empire or any suspicious processes. Right-click on them and select Open File Location then scan them using any up-to-date antivirus. After opening each folder, end the infected processes and delete their folders.
Step 3: Press the Start button + R, then copy + paste: 
notepad  %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts. Then click OK.
After that, click the Windows button located at the lower-left corner on your screen and type msconfig on the search box and this window below will show up:

Go to the Startup tab and unmark entries which have an unknown manufacturer.
Step 4: Delete everything under these directories.

  1. %USERPROFILE%\Downloads
  2. %USERPROFILE%\Desktop
  3. %TEMP%

Erase everything on the Temp folder.

Method #2 – Using Windows Registry

Step 1: Restart your computer to Safe Mode with Networking.

Step 2: After the operating system loads, press the Windows button + R to launch Run.
Step 3: A dialog box for Run will pop-up, type in Regedit.
Step 4: Navigate to these directories:

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]

Step 5: And then delete the display name: backgroundcontainer
Step 6: Open your explorer and navigate to %LocalAppData%\uqgtmedia where %LocalAppData% refers to C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local

Step 7: Delete the whole folder named uqgtmedia.

Method #3 – Using SpyRemover Pro

If you don’t want to go over all the procedures given above, you can use a one-click solution to remove the Big Bang Empire Trojan from your computer. Use a reputable and trusted antivirus and anti malware program like the SpyRemover Pro. It can identify and remove even a notorious threat like the Big Bang Empire and offers a full-time protection to prevent threats like this from infecting your computer again.

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