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#1 davodevo

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 08:08 PM

Hey folks,

I had a Malware problem a few years ago and got help from this site.

I'm quite certain I have it again.

I'm not exactly sure what steps I took before. I tried to read through a bunch of other stuff on this site but it was a little tough for me to comprehend. I was hoping I could be in contact with someone directly and go through it step by step.

Any help is appreciated.

I think I still have hijackthis. Should I post a log or something?

Edited by Orange Blossom, 20 December 2008 - 08:14 PM.
Move from HiJack This forum to Am I Infected as there are no logs. ~ OB


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Posted 20 December 2008 - 08:43 PM

I think I still have hijackthis. Should I post a log or something?

It's more than likely an out of date version and this is not the correct forum for it
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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on 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:
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  • 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 Scan" option is selected.
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  • 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.
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#3 davodevo

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 09:59 PM

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.31
Database version: 1526
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

12/20/2008 9:49:51 PM
mbam-log-2008-12-20 (21-49-50).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 66798
Time elapsed: 12 minute(s), 38 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 1
Memory Modules Infected: 2
Registry Keys Infected: 16
Registry Values Infected: 4
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 3
Files Infected: 13

Memory Processes Infected:
C:\Documents and Settings\Dave Devereux\Application Data\gadcom\gadcom.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Unloaded process successfully.

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\urqRLbyY.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pmnmlKbY.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{04dd66bc-0556-405a-8ced-6dd58b7a1eed} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{04dd66bc-0556-405a-8ced-6dd58b7a1eed} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{04dd66bc-0556-405a-8ced-6dd58b7a1eed} (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{04a38f6b-006f-4247-ba4c-02a139d5531c} (Adware.Minibug) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{6d794cb4-c7cd-4c6f-bfdc-9b77afbdc02c} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{6d794cb4-c7cd-4c6f-bfdc-9b77afbdc02c} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{6d794cb4-c7cd-4c6f-bfdc-9b77afbdc02c} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\pmnmlkby (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MS Juan (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\contim (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\instkey (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MS Track System (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\rdfa (Trojan.Vundo) -> 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.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\The Weather Channel (Adware.Hotbar) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\gadcom (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ShellExecuteHooks\{6d794cb4-c7cd-4c6f-bfdc-9b77afbdc02c} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\prunnet (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\prunnet (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Notification Packages (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\urqrlbyy -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Authentication Packages (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: c:\windows\system32\urqrlbyy -> Delete on reboot.

Folders Infected:
C:\Program Files\MyWay (Adware.MyWay) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\MyWay\SrchAstt (Adware.MyWay) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\Dave Devereux\Application Data\gadcom (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\urqRLbyY.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\YybLRqru.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\YybLRqru.ini2 (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\yuyfnuji.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ijunfyuy.ini (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\Dave Devereux\Application Data\gadcom\gadcom.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pmnmlKbY.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Program Files\MyWay\SrchAstt\MYSRCHSP.EXE (Adware.MyWay) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\prunnet.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\didduid.ini (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pmnmkhHA.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\smdat32a.sys (Rootkit.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\smdat32m.sys (Rootkit.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 11:11 PM

Your MBAM log indicates some files will be deleted on reboot. If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you need to restart the computer so the malware can be fully removed. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. If you have not rebooted, make sure you do this. When done, rescan again with MBAM and check all items found for removal. Then click the Logs tab and copy/paste the contents of the new report in your next reply. If you did reboot, then rescan again anyway and post a new log.
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Posted 20 December 2008 - 11:36 PM

oh okay

I did reboot once but now I see I should scan again

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 11:45 PM

Yes, scan again.
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Posted 20 December 2008 - 11:56 PM

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.31
Database version: 1526
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

12/20/2008 11:55:38 PM
mbam-log-2008-12-20 (23-55-38).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 67776
Time elapsed: 16 minute(s), 55 second(s)

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

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 11:57 PM

"No malicious items were detected" on that second scan

I can tell things are running a lot more smoothly

seems to have worked good

Edited by davodevo, 20 December 2008 - 11:59 PM.


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Posted 21 December 2008 - 12:00 AM

Lets do another scan to see if we find anything else that MBAM may have missed.

Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop. DO NOT use yet.
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Please download and install SUPERAntiSpyware Free
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)
  • In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.
  • Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.
  • Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.
  • Do not run a scan just yet.
Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
  • Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
  • If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:
  • Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan and click "Next".
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.
  • To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
    • Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
    • Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
    • If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
    • Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
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Posted 21 December 2008 - 12:42 AM

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 12/21/2008 at 02:31 AM

Application Version : 4.23.1006

Core Rules Database Version : 3680
Trace Rules Database Version: 1659

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:29:48

Memory items scanned : 231
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 5641
Registry threats detected : 13
File items scanned : 57975
File threats detected : 1

Unclassified.Unknown Origin
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{6D794CB4-C7CD-4C6F-BFDC-9B77AFBDC02C}
HKU\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{6D794CB4-C7CD-4C6F-BFDC-9B77AFBDC02C}

Rogue.Component/Trace
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\60D92B34
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\60D92B34#60d92b34
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\60D92B34#Version
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\60D92B34#60d986b4
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\60D92B34#60d9ef51
HKU\S-1-5-21-299502267-651377827-682003330-1004\Software\Microsoft\CS41275
HKU\S-1-5-21-299502267-651377827-682003330-1004\Software\Microsoft\FIAS4018

Trojan.Fake-Alert/Trace
C:\Documents and Settings\Dave Devereux\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\fbk.sts

Adware.Prun
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\prunnet
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\prunnet#DisplayName
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\prunnet#DisplayVersion
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\prunnet#UninstallString

Edited by davodevo, 21 December 2008 - 02:41 AM.


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Posted 21 December 2008 - 11:24 AM

How is your computer running now? Any more reports/signs of infection?
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Posted 21 December 2008 - 01:00 PM

No there haven't been any signs.

It seems to be running good.

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Posted 21 December 2008 - 02:06 PM

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". Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" tab, then click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Tips to protect yourself against malware and reduce the potential for re-infection:
• "Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe".
• "How did I get infected?, With steps so it does not happen again!".
• "Hardening Windows Security - Part 1 & Part 2".
• "IE Recommended Minimal Security Settings" - "How to Secure Your Web Browser".

• Avoid gaming sites, underground web pages, pirated software, crack sites, and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs. They are a security risk which can make your computer susceptible to a smörgåsbord of malware infections, remote attacks, exposure of personal information, and identity theft. Many malicious worms and Trojans spread across P2P file sharing networks, gaming and underground sites. Users visiting such pages may see innocuous-looking banner ads containing code which can trigger pop-up ads and Flash ads that install viruses, Trojans and spyware. Ads are a target for hackers because they offer a stealthy way to distribute malware to a wide range of Internet users. The best way to reduce the risk of infection is to avoid these types of web sites and not use any P2P applications. Read P2P Software User Advisories and Risks of File-Sharing Technology.
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