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Spyware.cyberlog-x Infection


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#1 luckystryk

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 11:46 AM

Computer is infected with spyware.cyberlog-x. SecurityToolbar 7.1 was also installed in Internet Explorer. I ran AVG free antivirus, hijackthis, and smitfraud. Here is an example of the error messages that keep popping up:
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Please respond with help and I'll post the HJT and Smitfraud logs.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 12:02 PM

Rogue Remover removes the malware.
http://www.malwarebytes.org/rogueremover.php

follow up with the programs below.

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html

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Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/
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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:06 PM

Did you follow the instructions for using SmitfraudFix in BC's self-help tutorial "How to remove the Smitfraud/Generic Zlob"?
(scroll down to where it says Removal Instructions)
If you already had a copy of smitfraudfix, make sure you re-download and use the most current version as the tool is frequently updated.
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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:12 PM

ill look through that self-help guide. thanks. In the mean time, I made a post in the HJT thread with both HJT and SmitFraud logs: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic104317.html

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:21 PM

Your log is posted here.

After posting a log you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

To avoid confusing, I am closing this topic until you are cleared by the HJT Team. If you still need assistance after your log has been reviewed and you have been cleared, please PM me or another moderator and we will re-open this topic.

Thanks for your cooperation and good luck with your log.
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