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#1 tstalhood67

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Posted 11 May 2008 - 09:55 PM

Okay I dont know what i have but have been running every scanner out there i think and still cannot get rid of this.
Im getting pops browser redirects..my yahoo search engine wont even search it just stands still.
Im getting things that come up that says scanning. my processer cpu thing shows tons of things running.
I hope someone can help..i work from home and have to work tomarrow but i was lucky to even make it to this forum.

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Posted 11 May 2008 - 10:40 PM

What is your Operating system XP,Vista etc..
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 06:21 AM

I have windows xp...I think I got rid of some of it but Im still showing maleware alarm and windspy?
at least i hope I did. I keep getting notices of microsoft visual c library saying a buffer over run has been detected.
also a notice that my computer is infected and could suffer loss of data and browser redirects.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:56 AM

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.
  • Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Acan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart your computer. (see Note below)
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 10:43 AM

Here is log from before deleted files and one from after


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.12
Database version: 742

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 42934
Time elapsed: 5 minute(s), 53 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 2
Registry Keys Infected: 9
Registry Values Infected: 2
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 13

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdcewtcs.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvUnOiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{8fdbffdb-1bf1-4647-b359-7f89c4fd1ae8} (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8fdbffdb-1bf1-4647-b359-7f89c4fd1ae8} (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\aoprndtws (Malware.Trace) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\affri (Malware.Trace) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\rdfa (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\affri (Malware.Trace) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MS Juan (Malware.Trace) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\FCOVM (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\RemoveRP (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\c0f48076 (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\BMc3c7b3ea (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Authentication Packages (Trojan.Vundo) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\wvunoiic -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\Authentication Packages (Trojan.Vundo) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\wvunoiic -> No action taken.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\byXRKEVn.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nVEKRXyb.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nVEKRXyb.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdcewtcs.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sctwecdf.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msswflfo.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\oflfwssm.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvUnOiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CIiOnUvw.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CIiOnUvw.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bwecnwoh.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\jkkiFvvU.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\iifdbcaW.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> No action taken.



Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.12
Database version: 742

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 42934
Time elapsed: 5 minute(s), 53 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 2
Registry Keys Infected: 9
Registry Values Infected: 2
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 13

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdcewtcs.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Unloaded module successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvUnOiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Unloaded module successfully.

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{8fdbffdb-1bf1-4647-b359-7f89c4fd1ae8} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8fdbffdb-1bf1-4647-b359-7f89c4fd1ae8} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\aoprndtws (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\affri (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\rdfa (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\affri (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MS Juan (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\FCOVM (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\RemoveRP (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\c0f48076 (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\BMc3c7b3ea (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Authentication Packages (Trojan.Vundo) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\wvunoiic -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\Authentication Packages (Trojan.Vundo) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\wvunoiic -> Delete on reboot.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\byXRKEVn.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nVEKRXyb.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nVEKRXyb.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdcewtcs.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sctwecdf.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msswflfo.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\oflfwssm.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvUnOiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CIiOnUvw.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CIiOnUvw.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bwecnwoh.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\jkkiFvvU.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\iifdbcaW.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 10:47 AM

Please print out and follow the instructions for using "Vundofix". -- If using Windows Vista be sure to Run As Administrator.
  • Click the Scan for Vundo button.
  • Once it's done scanning, click the 'Fix Vundo' button.
  • After running VundoFix, a text file named vundofix.txt will automatically be saved to the root of the system drive, usually at C:\vundofix.txt.
  • Please copy & paste the contents of that text file into your next reply.
-- If you receive this error: "Run-time error '339': Component 'comdlg32.ocx' or one its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid", a new copy and instructions on where to put it can be found here.

When done, let me know how your computer is running and if there are any more reports/signs of infection.
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 11:09 AM

so far so good. Vundo showed nothing. I appreciate the help i was about to pull my hair out!



VundoFix V7.0.3

Scan started at 1:05:53 PM 5/7/2008

Listing files found while scanning....


VundoFix V7.0.3

Scan started at 1:53:14 PM 5/7/2008

Listing files found while scanning....

No infected files were found.


VundoFix V7.0.3

Scan started at 10:00:14 PM 5/11/2008

Listing files found while scanning....

No infected files were found.


VundoFix V7.0.3

Scan started at 11:52:23 AM 5/12/2008

Listing files found while scanning....

No infected files were found.


Beginning removal...

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 11:36 AM

How is your computer running now? Any more reports/signs of infection?
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 02:12 PM

So far so good thanks

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 02:20 PM

Good job.

If there are no more problems or signs of infection, you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok".
  • Click the "More Options" Tab.
  • Click "Clean Up" in the System Restore section to remove all previous restore points except the newly created one.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 11:45 AM

Ok im not sure if theres still things hiding in my computer or what but every thing was okay then microsoft warnings and a fake maleware scanner popped up and started scanning again.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 11:49 AM

You may have been reinfected. Do another scan with MBAM and post back with the results.
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Posted 13 May 2008 - 12:11 PM

ok i did but its still giving all the microsoft warnings and pop ups


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.12
Database version: 742

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 45575
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 56 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 1
Registry Keys Infected: 5
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 13

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cbXNffCV.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Unloaded module successfully.

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{0670c93e-68d8-49f7-b73b-3a13735d649f} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0670c93e-68d8-49f7-b73b-3a13735d649f} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MS Juan (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\FCOVM (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\RemoveRP (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\BMc3c7b3ea (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cbXNffCV.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VCffNXbc.ini (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VCffNXbc.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\qyorccuk.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tuvVNHwW.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cbXNEUMe.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\geBuRJaa.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rqRIcbcD.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\awtsSihF.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\awtuuSIx.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\iifcATkI.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ssqNGVmm.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvUnOiIC.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 12:19 PM

This issue will require further investigation and probably the use of more powerful tools than we recommend in this forum. Before that can be done you will need you to create and post a hijackthis log.

Please read the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log" and complete all the steps. There are instructions for downloading and running Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) which will create a hijackthis log for you, or automatically download and install the most current version of HijackThis if it's not already installed on your computer.

When you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix. After doing this, we would appreciate if you post a link to your log back here so we know that your getting help from the HJT Team.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your post or make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.
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Posted 17 May 2008 - 09:48 PM

Hello tstalhood67,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/146732/male-ware-alarm-fake-security-pop-ups/ 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 in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper 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.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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