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Help! Found WINWEB infection, but something is still going on!

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#1 mag00n


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Posted 08 April 2009 - 04:25 PM

Alright, since ive been through the WinWeb infection before and dealt with a few other viruses, I can usually clean them up myself. This one though, is a tricky bugger and I need some advice on how to stop it!

First noticed it when I recieved the prompt "your computer is infected" then a save prompt poped up asking me where I want to install "AntiSpywarePro_Installer_eng.exe" from "scanspywareonline.net".

I Instantly unpluged my internet connection before I closed the prompt "[x]" and then I did the following;

Steps I have taken:
Pulled out Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and ran a scan, which returned many infections. I clicked "fix" and restarted per the prompt to do so in order to delete the files that were active and unable to delete at the time.

Once I rebooted, I ran another scan with that software and it came out clean.

Then I opened up Hijackthis and ran a scan, which returned results with 3 or 4 issues that I know are not supposed to be in the report.. since I scan with Hijackthis fairly frequently. I then clicked "fix" and was again prompted to reboot to finish cleaning.

After updating my virus software& scanning, installing WinPatrol, and running a RegScan I was certain that I caught it before it spread.
BUT- as soon as I re-established an internet connection and opened up Internet Explorer I noticed that TaskManager was showing multiple processes starting. examples: 3 instances of "BN28.EXE", RDL1.EXE, 1059922180.EXE... and a few other really abnormal processes...
If I opened my "LocalSettings\AppData\Temp" folder, I could watch as programs were created every few seconds..

So Im frustrated to say the least. So I am posting a fresh Hijack this log, followed by a fresh Malewarebytes log in hopes of a solution! Thanks in advanced since I know free time is bliss when you actually get some!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:52:49 PM, on 4/8/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
D:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
D:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
D:\Program Files\America Online 9.0\waol.exe
D:\Program Files\America Online 9.0\shellmon.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Aol\aoltpspd.exe
D:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AOLDialer] D:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] D:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] D:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinPatrol] D:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exe -expressboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ClamWin] "D:\Program Files\ClamWin\bin\ClamTray.exe" --logon
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [HijackThis startup scan] D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe /startupscan
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{19E85EAD-64FE-4BC5-B54C-8D34DB08DF80}: NameServer =
O23 - Service: AOL Connectivity Service (AOL ACS) - America Online, Inc. - D:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - D:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) - Unknown owner - D:\WINDOWS\
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - D:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Automatic Updates (wuauserv) - Unknown owner - D:\WINDOWS\

End of file - 2539 bytes

===========And The Malewarebytes log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.36
Database version: 1949
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

4/8/2009 5:17:31 PM
mbam-log-2009-04-08 (17-17-26).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 65635
Time elapsed: 2 minute(s), 1 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 3
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 1
Files Infected: 2

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\restore (Rootkit.Agent) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AGprotect (Malware.Trace) -> No action taken.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Common (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.

Files Infected:
D:\WINDOWS\Temp\BN28.tmp (Trojan.Kobcka) -> No action taken.
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Common\svchost.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.

I still have the logs from the first scans if you would like to see them from before I took any action against this infection, thanks again!

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 05:45 PM

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We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.

If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

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Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
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Posted 25 April 2009 - 08:31 AM

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