mshta.exe trying to access the internet
Posted 28 November 2010 - 07:49 AM
This is my first post and I am very excited and thankful for the help being offered here.
Recently I visited a site and received some popups, specifically one for microsoft security essentials which I have never seen before. I then began receiving alerts from ZoneAlarm that mshta.exe is trying to access the internet, and I Deny it every time. However, I never got this notification before. It happens quite frequently now. I have scanned with the following programs:
Malwarebyes and Norman found a few things and I removed them. I rebooted and continued to scan until nothing was left. Many times it found restore point to remove. However, I still receive the mshta.exe notifications from ZoneAlarm and also see many mshta processed running in my task manager under processes. I believe something is still on my computer and trying to send information. Can anyone help?
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Posted 28 November 2010 - 04:32 PM
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