The Acropolis is a virus that comes under the category of Trojan, Backdoor Spyware. It can affect all the versions of Windows operating system including Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows NT, and Windows 2000. The Acropolis malware is also known as Acropolis.10, BackDoor-NM, and Acropolis.Trojan. Like all other types of the Backdoor Trojans, the Acropolis also provides the hacker remote access to your computer. It can be used for DDoS (Distribution Denials of Service) attacks, and in some cases it is also used for installation of other Spyware programs. It has the ability to install dropper Trojan to your PC.
How to Detect Acropolis
You can detect Acropolis malware easily by checking some files and registry entries. If you found the files localbase.dll, and winport.com, that means your system is infected by acropolis virus and you need to take immediate steps to get rid if this dangerous spyware program. Besides that, if you find the registry entry Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Runservices, that means your system is compromised for Acropolis.
Manual Removal of Acropolis
The manual removal of the Acropolis is a complicated process in which you have to remove the entries, files, folders, and values related to the Acropolis software. First of all you have to start windows task manager to stop all the running processes of the Acropolis. Once all the processes of the Acropolis are closed, it is easier for you to remove the entries, files, and folders. First, delete the original files and folders related to the Acropolis virus, and then remove the registry entries that are suspicious. You also need to update your current antivirus program, and if you do not have any antivirus installed on your machine, you need to install one. Run a complete system scan through the main interface of that antivirus, and see whether the Acropolis spyware your system is completely removed from your system or not.