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#1 virusfilled

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 05:59 AM

Hi, I have a strange virus, I was wondering if you could help me please? Music starts playing and what sound like adverts in the background either when I am searching the net or even when the internet isn't on! It's quite creepy. Also, whenever I search Google, I am redirected elsewhere when I click on the intended link. I am taken to other search engines which I have never seen before,Britannia, and Ebay amongst other sites.

I have done some random Google searches on this and they say that this is such a bad virus, so deep that it is better to reboot the PC, as it can never be ENTIRELY removed, is this correct? Also, I tried Anti Malware searches, Anti Spyware searches but neither of those programmes open anymore. I have tried to reinstall them but they still don't work, maybe they are blocked? Super ANti Spyware, as soon as it is started up says that it needs to close due to some error>?

Please help, my pc is running slower due to this and I don't feel safe using it for things like Ebay etc.

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 08:25 AM

Hi and welcome to the AII,

I am Posted Image and I am here to help you!

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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32)
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.

:thumbsup: Important :flowers:

Now......
Before saving MBAM please rename it to stealth.exe....now 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:
    • 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. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" 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.
  • 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 may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 01:42 PM

sorry, not working. I downloaded it,renamed it and tried to run it but it still would not work.It's like something is blocking it!

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 06:26 PM

Try this..........


Before we start fixing anything you should print out these instructions or copy them to a NotePad file so they will be accessible. Some steps will require you to disconnect from the Internet or use Safe Mode and you will not have access to this page.

Please download DrWeb-CureIt and save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan 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".

Scan with Dr.Web CureIt as follows:
  • Double-click on launch.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current version
  • Read the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.
  • The Express scan will automatically begin.
    (This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).
  • If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.
  • If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.
  • When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
    (This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)
  • Now put a check next to Complete scan to scan all local disks and removable media.
  • In the top menu, click Settings > Change settings, and UNcheck "Heuristic analysis" under the "Scanning" tab, then click Ok.
  • Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.
  • When the scan is complete, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.
  • Click "Yes to all" if asked to cure or move the file(s) and select "Move incurable".
  • In the top menu, click file and choose save report list.
  • Save the DrWeb.csv report to your desktop.
  • Exit Dr.Web Cureit when done.
  • Important! Reboot your computer because it could be possible that files in use will be moved/deleted during reboot.
  • After reboot, post the contents of the log from Dr.Web in your next reply. (You can use Notepad to open the DrWeb.cvs report)
Thanks,
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Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:06 AM

Sorry for the late reply, going to carry this out right now. please bear with me and thankyou for your patience.

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 12:45 PM

I am still here.
Please take your time.

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 12:06 PM

Wow, that took ages! On some of the viruses, it said cure,that wouldn't work and neither would move but delete would so I clicked that...I'm not sure if that was the right thing to do. I remember seeing 11 awfully horrible sounding viruses,Trojan,Panda etc etc.

uacvasvpuwtwqqowkl.sys;c:\windows\system32\drivers;BackDoor.Tdss.218;Deleted.;
pavuppad.exe;c:\windows\system32;Trojan.PWS.Panda.114;Deleted.;
calc.exe;C:\;Trojan.PWS.Panda.114;Deleted.;
POSTOOBE.NEC;C:\DRIVERS;VBS.Generic.278;Deleted.;
RESTORE.INS\C:/OEMCUST/TOOLS/WIN32/PSKILL.EXE;C:\WINDOWS\RESTORE.INS;Tool.Prockill;;
RESTORE.INS;C:\WINDOWS;Archive contains infected objects;Moved.;
RESTORE.INS\C:/OEMCUST/TOOLS/WIN32/PSKILL.EXE;C:\WINDOWS\system\RESTORE.INS;Tool.Prockill;;
RESTORE.INS;C:\WINDOWS\system;Archive contains infected objects;Moved.;
UACabylmlodvowkbyw.dll;C:\WINDOWS\system32;BackDoor.Tdss.49;Deleted.;
UACevpevxsmkpfvrtb.dll;C:\WINDOWS\system32;BackDoor.Tdss.105;Deleted.;
UACspqufooiavbqdec.dll;C:\WINDOWS\system32;Trojan.Packed.365;Incurable.Will be deleted after restart.;
UACwkptlnorapuxvab.dll;C:\WINDOWS\system32;Trojan.Packed.365;Incurable.Will be deleted after restart.;
UACc14c.tmp;C:\WINDOWS\TEMP;Trojan.Packed.365;Incurable.Moved.;

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 02:07 PM

Hi again,

One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.

This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.

I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the OS. Please read these for more information:

How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?
When Should I Format, How Should I Reinstall

We can still clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you decide to do.

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team. I can used more sophisticated tools there. I would like you to start a new thread HERE and include a link to this thread. Please make sure that you read the information about getting started before you start your thread.

It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. I may very well be able to pick up your log in the forum but I can not do so unless you provide a link for me to follow from here to there! Good luck and be patient. More help is on the way!

Let me know if you have any questions,
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Posted 16 June 2009 - 03:14 PM

Awww man, really? how did I get this backdoor trojan? How can I prevent it in the future? Do you think I need to change all pws, even for things like Hotmail? I'm really worried now. Can these people see what I doing on my pc, which sites I go on, what I type etc? And where can I find a reboot disc? Does the reboot get rid of it completely or will it still remain? Please give in depth answers and thankyou so mcuh for your help.

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 03:43 PM

In order for me to answer many of your questions I need a deeper look at your computer. In order for me to take a closer look I will need you to change forums and follow the instructions I outlined above. I would at a minimum change your passwords and check with your financial institutions if you do any online banking.

Link me to your new thread. :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 June 2009 - 09:55 AM

I have started the topic, I am now going to go through the steps. I hope to see you on the other side!

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 10:10 AM

I've done the scan, thanks for the help. Hope to hear from you soon.I'm really upset, my pc is basically dead now isnt' it>? :flowers: :thumbsup:

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 10:26 AM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/234549/infected-with-backdoor-trojan/ 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. Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible

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

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