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Trojan Clicker.VMS Infection

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#1 marklaker


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Posted 06 January 2009 - 08:59 PM

On the morning of January 2nd I began receiving pop-ups from the Resident Shield function of my AVG 8.0 anti-virus software indicating my svchost.exe file was infected with what it labeled Trojan_Clicker.VMS. I continually selected either the the heal or move to vault options, but it kept returning. I eventually enabled my Spyware Doctor 6.0 software and initiated a scan. The results indicated I was infected with what it labeled Backdoor.Bifrose in the following locations:



I tried to heal/quarantine with Spyware Doctor to no avail. I disabled Spyware Doctor, reenabled AVG 8.0 and continued to receive the Resident Shield alerts indicating my svchost.exe file was infected. At that point I posted my problem in your Am I infected? What do I do? forum. I was assisted by a very friendly/courteous individual with the moniker Rigel, but after three days of trying to help rid my PC of this demon he suggested I post to this forum for further assistance.

I'm running Microsoft XP Home Edition 2002 Service Pack 3. I have a Pentium 4 2.4 GHz with 1 GB RAM.

I would be very grateful if someone could help me with this infection.

Here is the DDS.txt log:

DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Home User at 19:17:46.00 on Tue 01/06/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.578 [GMT -6:00]

AV: ThreatFire *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated)
AV: Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated)
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
F:\Program Files\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
F:\Program Files\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
F:\Program Files\Maxtor OneTouch\utils\Onetouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Mouse 1.0\MOUSE32A.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\AudioHQ\AHQTbU.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBTray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Console\NSCSRVCE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Home User\Desktop\dds.scr

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://search.live.com/results.aspx?q={searchTerms}&src={referrer:source?}
uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
mWinlogon: Userinit=c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn1\yt.dll
BHO: NoExplorer - No File
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer: {3049c3e9-b461-4bc5-8870-4c09146192ca} - c:\program files\real\realplayer\rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgssie.dll
BHO: PCTools Site Guard: {5c8b2a36-3db1-42a4-a3cb-d426709bbfeb} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\themes\blank
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar3.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\2.0.301.7164\swg.dll
BHO: {b56a7d7d-6927-48c8-a975-17df180c71ac} - PCTools Browser Monitor
BHO: {d6170ec0-3ca8-4939-913e-479f4f4e07bc} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\themes\blank
TB: &Google: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar3.dll
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn1\yt.dll
TB: {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - No File
TB: {4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C} - No File
TB: {0B53EAC3-8D69-4B9E-9B19-A37C9A5676A7} - No File
TB: {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - No File
TB: {C4069E3A-68F1-403E-B40E-20066696354B} - No File
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [MaxtorOneTouch] f:\program files\maxtor onetouch\utils\Onetouch.exe
mRun: [Symantec PIF AlertEng] "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\pif\{b8e1dd85-8582-4c61-b58f-2f227fca9a08}\pifsvc.exe" /a /m "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\pif\{b8e1dd85-8582-4c61-b58f-2f227fca9a08}\AlertEng.dll"
mRun: [AVG8_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgtray.exe
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [POINTER] c:\program files\microsoft hardware\mouse\point32.exe
mRun: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
mRun: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
mRun: [mxomssmenu] "c:\program files\maxtor\onetouch status\maxmenumgr.exe"
mRun: [Media Codec Update Service] f:\program files\essentials codec pack\update.exe -silent
mRun: [LWBMOUSE] c:\program files\belkin mouse 1.0\MOUSE32A.EXE
mRun: [ccApp] "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccApp.exe"
mRun: [AudioHQU] c:\program files\creative\sblive\audiohq\AHQTbU.exe
dRun: [Symantec NetDriver Warning] c:\progra~1\symnet~1\SNDWarn.exe
dExplorerRun: [Msn] c:\svchost.exe
dExplorerRun: [MsnHost] c:\svchost.exe
dExplorerRun: [MsnLoad] c:\svchost.exe
dExplorerRun: [MsnConvert] c:\svchost.exe
dExplorerRun: [MsnMessendger] c:\svchost.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\norton~1.lnk - c:\program files\norton systemworks\norton goback\GBTray.exe
uPolicies-explorer: NoViewOnDrive = 0 (0x0)
uPolicies-explorer: NoStartMenuMyMusic = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-explorer: <NO NAME> =
IE: {5E638779-1818-4754-A595-EF1C63B87A56} - c:\program files\norton systemworks\norton cleanup\WCQuick.lnk
IE: {AFC3FA82-AD07-45cd-8B57-983435B9899E}
IE: {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE}
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0010-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
IE: {2D663D1A-8670-49D9-A1A5-4C56B4E14E84} - {A1EDC4A1-940F-48E0-8DFD-E38F1D501021}
LSP: c:\program files\common files\pc tools\lsp\PCTLsp.dll
Handler: cdo - {CD00020A-8B95-11D1-82DB-00C04FB1625D} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\web folders\PKMCDO.DLL
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgpp.dll
Notify: !SASWinLogon - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASWINLO.dll
AppInit_DLLs: avgrsstx.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: SABShellExecuteHook Class: {5ae067d3-9afb-48e0-853a-ebb7f4a000da} - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASSEH.DLL

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

R0 AVG Anti-Rootkit;AVG Anti-Rootkit;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgarkt.sys [2007-1-31 5632]
R0 BsStor;B.H.A Storage Helper Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\BsStor.sys [2004-1-16 9344]
R0 TfFsMon;TfFsMon;c:\windows\system32\drivers\TfFsMon.sys [2008-8-17 51520]
R0 TfSysMon;TfSysMon;c:\windows\system32\drivers\TfSysMon.sys [2008-8-17 38208]
R1 AvgArCln;Avg Anti-Rootkit Clean Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\AvgArCln.sys [2009-1-2 3968]
R1 AvgLdx86;AVG AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2008-5-20 97928]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2008-5-20 26824]
R1 kid_sys;Kensington Input Devices Class filter driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\KID_SYS.sys [2005-8-7 11920]
R1 pctfw2;pctfw2;c:\windows\system32\drivers\pctfw2.sys [2008-6-8 160792]
R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys [2008-12-22 8944]
R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2008-12-22 55024]
R4 avg8emc;AVG8 E-mail Scanner;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgemc.exe [2008-7-3 875288]
R4 avg8wd;AVG8 WatchDog;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgwdsvc.exe [2008-7-3 231704]
R4 AvgTdiX;AVG8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2008-5-20 76040]
R4 BCMNTIO;BCMNTIO;f:\progra~1\checkit\diagno~1\BCMNTIO.sys [2006-10-1 3744]
R4 ccEvtMgr;Symantec Event Manager;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\CCEVTMGR.EXE [2006-1-11 191848]
R4 ccSetMgr;Symantec Settings Manager;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\CCSETMGR.EXE [2006-1-11 169320]
R4 IOPort;IOPort;c:\windows\system32\drivers\IOPORT.SYS [1998-11-27 6144]
R4 LicCtrlService;LicCtrl Service;c:\windows\Runservice.exe [2003-7-13 2560]
R4 MAPMEM;MAPMEM;f:\progra~1\checkit\diagno~1\MAPMEM.sys [2006-10-1 3904]
R4 NProtectService;Norton UnErase Protection;c:\progra~1\norton~2\norton~2\NPROTECT.EXE [2005-11-3 95832]
R4 Symantec Core LC;Symantec Core LC;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccpd-lc\symlcsvc.exe [2006-6-24 1251720]
S3 adxapie;adxapie;\??\c:\docume~1\homeus~1\locals~1\temp\adxapie.sys --> c:\docume~1\homeus~1\locals~1\temp\adxapie.sys [?]
S3 IKFileSec;File Security Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ikfilesec.sys [2008-5-25 40840]
S3 IKSysFlt;System Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\iksysflt.sys [2008-5-25 66952]
S3 IKSysSec;System Security Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\iksyssec.sys [2008-5-25 81288]
S3 ntxpusb;Gravis USB device driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ntxpusb.sys [2005-8-7 266432]
S3 SASENUM;SASENUM;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASENUM.SYS [2008-12-22 7408]
S3 sdAuxService;PC Tools Auxiliary Service;f:\program files\spyware doctor\pctsAuxs.exe [2008-5-25 356920]
S3 sdCoreService;PC Tools Security Service;f:\program files\spyware doctor\pctsSvc.exe [2008-5-25 1079176]
S3 TfNetMon;TfNetMon;c:\windows\system32\drivers\TfNetMon.sys [2008-8-17 33088]
S3 USBCamera;Icatch(IV) Still Camera Device;c:\windows\system32\drivers\bulk533.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\Bulk533.sys [?]
S4 Ca533av;Icatch(IV) Video Camera Device;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ca533av.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\Ca533av.sys [?]
S4 nvtvSND;nVidia WDM TVAudio Crossbar;c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvtvsnd.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvtvsnd.sys [?]
S4 ThreatFire;ThreatFire;g:\program files\threatfire\tfservice.exe service --> g:\program files\threatfire\TFService.exe service [?]

============== File Associations ===============

inffile=c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\themes\blank

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2009-01-05 21:05 578,560 ac------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\user32.dll
2009-01-05 21:01 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\ERUNT
2009-01-05 20:23 <DIR> --d----- C:\SDFix
2009-01-03 18:43 <DIR> --d----- C:\fsaua.data
2009-01-03 17:39 3,405,561 a------- c:\windows\{00000000-00000000-00000009-00001102-00000002-80651102}.BAK
2009-01-03 13:20 2,538,872 a------- c:\program files\mbam-setup.exe
2009-01-03 13:07 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2009-01-03 13:06 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware
2009-01-03 13:05 5,824,544 a------- c:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
2009-01-03 13:04 50,688 a------- c:\program files\ATF-Cleaner.exe
2009-01-03 10:29 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\homeus~1\applic~1\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2009-01-03 10:27 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\common files\Wise Installation Wizard
2009-01-03 00:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\homeus~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-01-03 00:19 15,504 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2009-01-03 00:19 38,496 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2009-01-03 00:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-01-02 18:14 3,968 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\AvgArCln.sys
2009-01-02 15:13 333,824 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\srv.sys
2009-01-02 15:12 1,846,400 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\win32k.sys
2009-01-02 15:11 2,145,280 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntkrnlmp.exe
2009-01-02 15:11 2,189,184 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntoskrnl.exe
2009-01-02 15:11 2,023,936 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntkrpamp.exe
2009-01-02 15:11 2,066,048 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntkrnlpa.exe
2009-01-02 15:10 455,296 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mrxsmb.sys
2009-01-02 15:10 337,408 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\netapi32.dll
2009-01-02 15:09 1,106,944 -c------ c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msxml3.dll
2009-01-02 14:41 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\system32\scripting
2009-01-02 14:41 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\l2schemas
2009-01-02 14:41 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\system32\en
2009-01-01 22:52 8,098 a------- C:\bt.bat
2009-01-01 22:52 208 a------- C:\testfile.bat
2008-12-15 18:01 54,156 a---h--- c:\windows\QTFont.qfn
2008-12-15 18:01 1,409 a------- c:\windows\QTFont.for

==================== Find3M ====================

2009-01-06 18:20 11,121 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\mmf.sys
2009-01-02 14:48 76,487 a------- c:\windows\pchealth\helpctr\offlinecache\index.dat
2008-12-24 18:43 138,384 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\PnkBstrK.sys
2008-12-24 18:43 187,536 a------- c:\windows\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
2008-12-23 17:06 70,968 a------- c:\windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
2008-10-23 06:36 286,720 a------- c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
2008-10-16 14:38 826,368 a------- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2007-09-22 14:41 106,432 a------- c:\docume~1\homeus~1\applic~1\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT
2006-05-13 16:55 1 a------- c:\documents and settings\home user\SI.bin
2002-12-11 02:27 73,728 a--sh--- c:\windows\registeredpackages\{dd90d410-1823-43eb-9a16-a2331bf08799}$backup$\system\wmplayer.exe
2007-12-09 18:17 848 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys

============= FINISH: 19:19:30.22 ===============


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#2 suebaby41


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Posted 20 January 2009 - 09:39 AM

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums.

Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again.
  • Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.
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Thank you for your patience.

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If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped.

Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 07:52 AM

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