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Unable to get rid of Trojan.Agent


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#1 LokiEFC

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 09:00 PM

Hi

I have two objects infected according to Malwarebytes. They are
Trojan.Agent C:\WINDOWS\system32\uacinit.dll
Rootkit.trace HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\UAC (full report below)
I have tried multiple times to get Malwarebytes to get rid of them, but with no success with the first one (the second one is deleted according the log but comes right back). It is causing my computer to lock up every 30 minutes, causes redirects when I try to access sites that deal with removing Trojan.Agent, and when I first tried to run MBAM it would not run (was able to change the names to allow it to run).

I have copied DDS/MBAM below, and attached RootRepeal (though I am getting a "could no read the boot sector. try adjust the disk access level in the options dialog" error even though I updated the access level)


Thanks for your help


DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Todd Nix at 21:09:11.03 on Sun 08/30/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_05
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2558.1880 [GMT -4:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\DELLSU~1\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\ccc.exe
C:\Program Files\WallpaperSS\WallpaperSS.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Todd Nix\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.dell4me.com/myway
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgssie.dll
BHO: DriveLetterAccess: {5ca3d70e-1895-11cf-8e15-001234567890} - c:\windows\system32\dla\tfswshx.dll
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
TB: {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - No File
EB: Real.com: {fe54fa40-d68c-11d2-98fa-00c0f0318afe} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
uRun: [MSMSGS] "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
uRun: [igndlm.exe] c:\program files\ign\download manager\dlm.exe /windowsstart /startifwork
uRun: [DellSupport] "c:\progra~1\dellsu~1\DSAgnt.exe" /startup
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [BitTorrent DNA] "c:\program files\dna\btdna.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [IAAnotif] c:\program files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\iaanotif.exe
mRun: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] stsystra.exe
mRun: [ATIPTA] "c:\program files\ati technologies\ati control panel\atiptaxx.exe"
mRun: [DVDLauncher] "c:\program files\cyberlink\powerdvd\DVDLauncher.exe"
mRun: [mmtask] c:\program files\musicmatch\musicmatch jukebox\mmtask.exe
mRun: [dla] c:\windows\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
mRun: [ISUSPM Startup] c:\progra~1\common~1\instal~1\update~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup
mRun: [ISUSScheduler] "c:\program files\common files\installshield\updateservice\issch.exe" -start
mRun: [TkBellExe] "c:\program files\common files\real\update_ob\realsched.exe" -osboot
mRun: [IntelliPoint] "c:\program files\microsoft intellipoint\ipoint.exe"
mRun: [AVG8_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgtray.exe
mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] c:\program files\common files\apple\mobile device support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [ZoneAlarm Client] "c:\program files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe"
mRun: [StartCCC] "c:\program files\ati technologies\ati.ace\core-static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [Windows Defender] "c:\program files\windows defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\digita~1.lnk - c:\program files\digital line detect\DLG.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\dlbcserv.lnk - c:\program files\dell photo printer 720\dlbcserv.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\micros~2.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office\FINDFAST.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\office~1.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office\OSA.EXE
IE: Add to Google Photos Screensa&ver - c:\windows\system32\GPhotos.scr/200
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-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
IE: {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - {FE54FA40-D68C-11d2-98FA-00C0F0318AFE} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/3/9/8/398422c0-8d3e-40e1-a617-af65a72a0465/LegitCheckControl.cab
DPF: {1D6711C8-7154-40BB-8380-3DEA45B69CBF} -
DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} - hxxp://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.3.2.100.cab
DPF: {4ED9DDF0-7479-4BBE-9335-5A1EDB1D8A21} - hxxp://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcinsctl/4,0,0,101/mcinsctl.cab
DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} - hxxp://cdn.scan.onecare.live.com/resource/download/scanner/wlscbase5483.cab
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/muweb_site.cab?1134612255171
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {BCC0FF27-31D9-4614-A68E-C18E1ADA4389} - hxxp://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcgdmgr/1,0,0,26/mcgdmgr.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0014-0002-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/products/plugin/autodl/jinstall-142-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0006-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_06-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0010-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_10-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0001-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_01-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0002-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_02-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_03-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgpp.dll
Notify: AtiExtEvent - Ati2evxx.dll
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Microsoft AntiMalware ShellExecuteHook: {091eb208-39dd-417d-a5dd-7e2c2d8fb9cb} - c:\progra~1\wifd1f~1\MpShHook.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\78u68hts.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
FF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg8\firefox\components\avgssff.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\move networks\plugins\npqmp071500000347.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\move networks\plugins\npqmp071503000010.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\78u68hts.default\extensions\battlefieldheroespatcher@ea.com\platform\winnt_x86-msvc\plugins\npBFHUpdater.dll
FF - plugin: c:\google\picasa3\npPicasa3.dll
FF - plugin: c:\itunes\mozilla plugins\npitunes.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\ign\download manager\npfpdlm.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npbittorrent.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npff_gdm.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\NPTURNMED.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npunagi2.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\viewpoint\viewpoint experience technology\npViewpoint.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0001-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0002-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

---- FIREFOX POLICIES ----
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.enforce_same_site_origin", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.cache_size", 51200);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.ogg.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.wave.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.autoplay.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("capability.policy.mailnews.*.wholeText", "noAccess");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("dom.storage.default_quota", 5120);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("content.sink.event_probe_rate", 3);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("network.http.prompt-temp-redirect", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("layout.css.dpi", -1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("layout.css.devPixelsPerPx", -1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("gestures.enable_single_finger_input", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("dom.max_chrome_script_run_time", 0);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("network.tcp.sendbuffer", 131072);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("geo.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.remember_cert_checkbox_default_setting", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("browser.search.param.yahoo-fr", "moz35");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("browser.search.param.yahoo-fr-cjkt", "moz35");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("extensions.blocklist.level", 2);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.urlbar.restrict.typed", "~");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.urlbar.default.behavior", 0);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.history", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.formdata", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.passwords", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.downloads", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.cookies", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.cache", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.sessions", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.offlineApps", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.siteSettings", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.history", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.formdata", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.passwords", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.downloads", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.cookies", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.cache", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.sessions", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.offlineApps", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.siteSettings", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.ssl_override_behavior", 2);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("security.alternate_certificate_error_page", "certerror");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.privatebrowsing.autostart", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.privatebrowsing.dont_prompt_on_enter", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("geo.wifi.uri", "https://www.google.com/loc/json");

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

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2008-6-28 335240]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2008-6-28 27784]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG Free8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-4-1 108552]
R1 vsdatant;vsdatant;c:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2008-3-19 353672]
R2 aawservice;Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;c:\lavasoft\ad-aware\aawservice.exe [2008-5-12 611664]
R2 avg8wd;AVG8 WatchDog;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgwdsvc.exe [2008-6-28 297752]
R2 vsmon;TrueVector Internet Monitor;c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service --> c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service [?]
R2 WinDefend;Windows Defender;c:\program files\windows defender\MsMpEng.exe [2006-11-3 13592]
S3 lac97inf;lac97inf;\??\c:\docume~1\toddni~1\locals~1\temp\lac97inf.sys --> c:\docume~1\toddni~1\locals~1\temp\lac97inf.sys [?]
S3 MEMSWEEP2;MEMSWEEP2;\??\c:\windows\system32\1c.tmp --> c:\windows\system32\1C.tmp [?]
S3 NPF;NetGroup Packet Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\npf.sys [2004-5-14 32896]
S3 XDva049;XDva049;\??\c:\windows\system32\xdva049.sys --> c:\windows\system32\XDva049.sys [?]
S3 XDva054;XDva054;\??\c:\windows\system32\xdva054.sys --> c:\windows\system32\XDva054.sys [?]

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

2009-08-30 16:55 <DIR> --d----- C:\Sophos
2009-08-30 15:15 578,560 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\user32.dll
2009-08-30 13:51 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\ERUNT
2009-08-30 13:50 <DIR> --d----- C:\SDFix
2009-08-29 16:48 <DIR> -cd-h--- c:\windows\ie8
2009-08-29 09:15 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-08-29 03:23 <DIR> --d----- C:\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2009-08-29 02:43 38,160 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2009-08-29 02:43 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-08-29 02:43 19,096 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2009-08-29 02:43 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2009-08-27 22:17 <DIR> --d----- C:\spoolerlogs
2009-08-25 21:57 77 a------- c:\windows\system32\Show Desktop.scf
2009-08-23 12:59 <DIR> --d----- C:\Pazera
2009-08-22 21:35 1,089,593 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntprint.cat
2009-08-22 07:19 <DIR> --d----- C:\f15c4a6caee7a1d8da28
2009-08-14 07:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\Anthropics
2009-08-14 07:19 <DIR> --d----- C:\Portrait Professional 6
2009-08-12 07:02 128,512 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\dhtmled.ocx
2009-08-12 07:02 1,315,328 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msoe.dll
2009-08-05 05:01 204,800 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mswebdvd.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 4,178,264 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_41.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 1,846,632 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3DCompiler_41.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 453,456 a------- c:\windows\system32\d3dx10_41.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 517,448 a------- c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_4.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 69,448 a------- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_3.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 235,352 a------- c:\windows\system32\xactengine3_4.dll
2009-08-04 21:35 22,360 a------- c:\windows\system32\X3DAudio1_6.dll

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

2009-08-25 16:40 11,952 a------- c:\windows\system32\avgrsstx.dll
2009-08-25 16:40 335,240 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2009-08-07 04:48 100,352 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iecompat.dll
2009-08-05 05:01 204,800 a------- c:\windows\system32\mswebdvd.dll
2009-07-19 18:48 11,067,392 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieframe.dll
2009-07-19 09:18 5,937,152 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mshtml.dll
2009-07-17 15:01 58,880 a------- c:\windows\system32\atl.dll
2009-07-17 15:01 58,880 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\atl.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 10,841,088 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wmp.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 286,208 a------- c:\windows\system32\wmpdxm.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 286,208 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wmpdxm.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 915,456 a------- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 915,456 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wininet.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 12,800 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\xpshims.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 1,208,832 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\urlmon.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 206,848 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\occache.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 594,432 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msfeeds.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 55,296 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msfeedsbs.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 1,985,536 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iertutil.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 25,600 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\jsproxy.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 246,272 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieproxy.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 184,320 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iepeers.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 386,048 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iedkcs32.dll
2009-07-03 07:01 173,056 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ie4uinit.exe
2009-07-01 09:38 43,520 a------- c:\windows\system32\CmdLineExt03.dll
2009-06-29 12:12 133,120 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\extmgr.dll
2009-06-29 07:07 13,824 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieudinit.exe
2009-06-16 10:36 119,808 a------- c:\windows\system32\t2embed.dll
2009-06-16 10:36 81,920 a------- c:\windows\system32\fontsub.dll
2009-06-16 10:36 119,808 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\t2embed.dll
2009-06-16 10:36 81,920 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\fontsub.dll
2009-06-12 08:31 76,288 a------- c:\windows\system32\telnet.exe
2009-06-12 08:31 76,288 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\telnet.exe
2009-06-10 10:13 84,992 a------- c:\windows\system32\avifil32.dll
2009-06-10 10:13 84,992 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\avifil32.dll
2009-06-10 09:19 2,066,432 a------- c:\windows\system32\mstscax.dll
2009-06-10 09:19 2,066,432 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mstscax.dll
2009-06-10 02:14 132,096 a------- c:\windows\system32\wkssvc.dll
2009-06-10 02:14 132,096 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wkssvc.dll
2009-06-03 15:09 1,291,264 a------- c:\windows\system32\quartz.dll
2009-06-03 15:09 1,291,264 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\quartz.dll
2009-05-01 08:55 34 a------- c:\documents and settings\todd nix\jagex_runescape_preferences.dat
2007-09-14 18:25 22,328 a------- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\PnkBstrK.sys
2007-06-06 07:26 56 ---shr-- c:\windows\system32\395D7FACFE.sys
2007-06-06 07:26 1,682 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-09-23 07:46 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008092320080924\index.dat

============= FINISH: 21:11:06.03 ===============




Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.40
Database version: 2718
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

8/30/2009 9:32:02 PM
mbam-log-2009-08-30 (21-32-02).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 113090
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 56 second(s)

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

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\UAC (Rootkit.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\uacinit.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.

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#2 schrauber

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 01:12 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

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. No one is ignored here.

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 04:16 PM

Yes, I am still having the same issues, here is the new DDS


DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Todd Nix at 17:02:58.46 on Mon 09/14/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_05
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2558.1944 [GMT -4:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\DELLSU~1\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\ccc.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Todd Nix\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.dell4me.com/myway
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
TB: {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - No File
EB: Real.com: {fe54fa40-d68c-11d2-98fa-00c0f0318afe} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
uRun: [MSMSGS] "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
uRun: [igndlm.exe] c:\program files\ign\download manager\dlm.exe /windowsstart /startifwork
uRun: [DellSupport] "c:\progra~1\dellsu~1\DSAgnt.exe" /startup
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [BitTorrent DNA] "c:\program files\dna\btdna.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [IAAnotif] c:\program files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\iaanotif.exe
mRun: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] stsystra.exe
mRun: [ATIPTA] "c:\program files\ati technologies\ati control panel\atiptaxx.exe"
mRun: [DVDLauncher] "c:\program files\cyberlink\powerdvd\DVDLauncher.exe"
mRun: [mmtask] c:\program files\musicmatch\musicmatch jukebox\mmtask.exe
mRun: [dla] c:\windows\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
mRun: [ISUSPM Startup] c:\progra~1\common~1\instal~1\update~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup
mRun: [ISUSScheduler] "c:\program files\common files\installshield\updateservice\issch.exe" -start
mRun: [TkBellExe] "c:\program files\common files\real\update_ob\realsched.exe" -osboot
mRun: [IntelliPoint] "c:\program files\microsoft intellipoint\ipoint.exe"
mRun: [AVG8_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgtray.exe
mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] c:\program files\common files\apple\mobile device support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [ZoneAlarm Client] "c:\program files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe"
mRun: [StartCCC] "c:\program files\ati technologies\ati.ace\core-static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
mRun: [Windows Defender] "c:\program files\windows defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
dRun: [DWQueuedReporting] "c:\progra~1\common~1\micros~1\dw\dwtrig20.exe" -t
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\digita~1.lnk - c:\program files\digital line detect\DLG.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\dlbcserv.lnk - c:\program files\dell photo printer 720\dlbcserv.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\micros~2.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office\FINDFAST.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\office~1.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office\OSA.EXE
dPolicies-explorer: NoSetActiveDesktop = 1 (0x1)
dPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = 1 (0x1)
dPolicies-system: DisableTaskMgr = 1 (0x1)
IE: Add to Google Photos Screensa&ver - c:\windows\system32\GPhotos.scr/200
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-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
IE: {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - {FE54FA40-D68C-11d2-98FA-00C0F0318AFE} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/3/9/8/398422c0-8d3e-40e1-a617-af65a72a0465/LegitCheckControl.cab
DPF: {1D6711C8-7154-40BB-8380-3DEA45B69CBF} -
DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} - hxxp://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.3.2.100.cab
DPF: {4ED9DDF0-7479-4BBE-9335-5A1EDB1D8A21} - hxxp://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcinsctl/4,0,0,101/mcinsctl.cab
DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} - hxxp://cdn.scan.onecare.live.com/resource/download/scanner/wlscbase5483.cab
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/muweb_site.cab?1134612255171
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {BCC0FF27-31D9-4614-A68E-C18E1ADA4389} - hxxp://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcgdmgr/1,0,0,26/mcgdmgr.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0014-0002-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/products/plugin/autodl/jinstall-142-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0006-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_06-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0010-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_10-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0001-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_01-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0002-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_02-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_03-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgpp.dll
Notify: !SASWinLogon - c:\superantispyware\SASWINLO.dll
Notify: AtiExtEvent - Ati2evxx.dll
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Microsoft AntiMalware ShellExecuteHook: {091eb208-39dd-417d-a5dd-7e2c2d8fb9cb} - c:\progra~1\wifd1f~1\MpShHook.dll
SEH: SABShellExecuteHook Class: {5ae067d3-9afb-48e0-853a-ebb7f4a000da} - c:\superantispyware\SASSEH.DLL
LSA: Notification Packages = scecli dpckbc.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\78u68hts.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Wikipedia (en)
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
FF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg8\firefox\components\avgssff.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\move networks\plugins\npqmp071500000347.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\move networks\plugins\npqmp071503000010.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\todd nix\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\78u68hts.default\extensions\battlefieldheroespatcher@ea.com\platform\winnt_x86-msvc\plugins\npBFHUpdater.dll
FF - plugin: c:\google\picasa3\npPicasa3.dll
FF - plugin: c:\itunes\mozilla plugins\npitunes.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\ign\download manager\npfpdlm.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npbittorrent.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npff_gdm.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\NPTURNMED.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npunagi2.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\viewpoint\viewpoint experience technology\npViewpoint.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v3.5\windows presentation foundation\dotnetassistantextension\
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0001-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0002-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

---- FIREFOX POLICIES ----
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.enforce_same_site_origin", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.cache_size", 51200);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.ogg.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.wave.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("media.autoplay.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.urlbar.autocomplete.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("capability.policy.mailnews.*.wholeText", "noAccess");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("dom.storage.default_quota", 5120);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("content.sink.event_probe_rate", 3);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("network.http.prompt-temp-redirect", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("layout.css.dpi", -1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("layout.css.devPixelsPerPx", -1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("gestures.enable_single_finger_input", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("dom.max_chrome_script_run_time", 0);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("network.tcp.sendbuffer", 131072);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("geo.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.remember_cert_checkbox_default_setting", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("browser.search.param.yahoo-fr", "moz35");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("browser.search.param.yahoo-fr-cjkt", "moz35");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("extensions.blocklist.level", 2);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.urlbar.restrict.typed", "~");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.urlbar.default.behavior", 0);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.history", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.formdata", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.passwords", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.downloads", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.cookies", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.cache", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.sessions", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.offlineApps", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.clearOnShutdown.siteSettings", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.history", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.formdata", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.passwords", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.downloads", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.cookies", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.cache", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.sessions", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.offlineApps", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.cpd.siteSettings", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.ssl_override_behavior", 2);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("security.alternate_certificate_error_page", "certerror");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.privatebrowsing.autostart", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.privatebrowsing.dont_prompt_on_enter", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("geo.wifi.uri", "https://www.google.com/loc/json");

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

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2008-6-28 335240]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2008-6-28 27784]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG Free8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-4-1 108552]
R1 vsdatant;vsdatant;c:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2008-3-19 353672]
R2 aawservice;Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;c:\lavasoft\ad-aware\aawservice.exe [2008-5-12 611664]
R2 avg8wd;AVG8 WatchDog;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgwdsvc.exe [2008-6-28 297752]
R2 vsmon;TrueVector Internet Monitor;c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service --> c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service [?]
R2 WinDefend;Windows Defender;c:\program files\windows defender\MsMpEng.exe [2006-11-3 13592]
S3 lac97inf;lac97inf;\??\c:\docume~1\toddni~1\locals~1\temp\lac97inf.sys --> c:\docume~1\toddni~1\locals~1\temp\lac97inf.sys [?]
S3 MBAMSwissArmy;MBAMSwissArmy;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys [2009-8-29 38160]
S3 MEMSWEEP2;MEMSWEEP2;\??\c:\windows\system32\1c.tmp --> c:\windows\system32\1C.tmp [?]
S3 NPF;NetGroup Packet Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\npf.sys [2004-5-14 32896]
S3 XDva049;XDva049;\??\c:\windows\system32\xdva049.sys --> c:\windows\system32\XDva049.sys [?]
S3 XDva054;XDva054;\??\c:\windows\system32\xdva054.sys --> c:\windows\system32\XDva054.sys [?]

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

2009-09-10 22:21 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\iPod
2009-09-10 22:21 <DIR> --d----- C:\iTunes
2009-09-10 22:21 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\{755AC846-7372-4AC8-8550-C52491DAA8BD}
2009-09-08 19:07 <DIR> --d----- C:\75f4cdb3120a75d0d958c953a44f
2009-09-08 19:06 <DIR> --d----- C:\SUPERAntiSpyware
2009-09-08 19:06 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2009-09-08 19:04 153,088 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\triedit.dll
2009-09-05 01:54 94,208 a------- c:\windows\system32\QuickTimeVR.qtx
2009-09-05 01:54 69,632 a------- c:\windows\system32\QuickTime.qts
2009-09-02 07:05 54,272 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wdigest.dll
2009-09-02 07:05 136,192 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msv1_0.dll
2009-09-02 07:05 301,568 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\kerberos.dll
2009-09-02 07:05 92,928 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ksecdd.sys
2009-08-30 16:55 <DIR> --d----- C:\Sophos
2009-08-30 15:15 578,560 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\user32.dll
2009-08-30 13:51 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\ERUNT
2009-08-30 13:50 <DIR> --d----- C:\SDFix
2009-08-29 16:48 <DIR> -cd-h--- c:\windows\ie8
2009-08-29 09:15 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-08-29 03:23 <DIR> --d----- C:\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2009-08-29 02:43 38,160 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2009-08-29 02:43 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-08-29 02:43 19,096 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2009-08-29 02:43 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2009-08-27 22:17 <DIR> --d----- C:\spoolerlogs
2009-08-25 21:57 77 a------- c:\windows\system32\Show Desktop.scf
2009-08-23 12:59 <DIR> --d----- C:\Pazera
2009-08-22 21:35 1,089,593 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ntprint.cat
2009-08-22 07:19 <DIR> --d----- C:\f15c4a6caee7a1d8da28

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

2009-08-28 19:42 2,065,696 a------- c:\windows\system32\usbaaplrc.dll
2009-08-28 19:42 40,448 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbaapl.sys
2009-08-25 16:40 11,952 a------- c:\windows\system32\avgrsstx.dll
2009-08-25 16:40 335,240 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2009-08-07 04:48 100,352 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iecompat.dll
2009-08-05 05:01 204,800 a------- c:\windows\system32\mswebdvd.dll
2009-08-05 05:01 204,800 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mswebdvd.dll
2009-07-19 18:48 11,067,392 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieframe.dll
2009-07-19 09:18 5,937,152 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mshtml.dll
2009-07-17 15:01 58,880 a------- c:\windows\system32\atl.dll
2009-07-17 15:01 58,880 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\atl.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 10,841,088 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wmp.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 286,208 a------- c:\windows\system32\wmpdxm.dll
2009-07-13 23:43 286,208 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wmpdxm.dll
2009-07-10 09:27 1,315,328 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msoe.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 915,456 a------- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 915,456 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wininet.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 12,800 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\xpshims.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 1,208,832 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\urlmon.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 206,848 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\occache.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 594,432 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msfeeds.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 55,296 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\msfeedsbs.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 1,985,536 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iertutil.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 25,600 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\jsproxy.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 246,272 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieproxy.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 184,320 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iepeers.dll
2009-07-03 13:09 386,048 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iedkcs32.dll
2009-07-03 07:01 173,056 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ie4uinit.exe
2009-07-01 09:38 43,520 a------- c:\windows\system32\CmdLineExt03.dll
2009-06-29 12:12 133,120 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\extmgr.dll
2009-06-29 07:07 13,824 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieudinit.exe
2009-06-25 04:25 730,112 a------- c:\windows\system32\lsasrv.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 301,568 a------- c:\windows\system32\kerberos.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 147,456 a------- c:\windows\system32\schannel.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 136,192 a------- c:\windows\system32\msv1_0.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 56,832 a------- c:\windows\system32\secur32.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 54,272 a------- c:\windows\system32\wdigest.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 730,112 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\lsasrv.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 147,456 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\schannel.dll
2009-06-25 04:25 56,832 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\secur32.dll
2009-06-22 02:44 726,528 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\jscript.dll
2009-05-01 08:55 34 a------- c:\documents and settings\todd nix\jagex_runescape_preferences.dat
2007-09-14 18:25 22,328 a------- c:\docume~1\toddni~1\applic~1\PnkBstrK.sys
2007-06-06 07:26 56 ---shr-- c:\windows\system32\395D7FACFE.sys
2007-06-06 07:26 1,682 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-09-23 07:46 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008092320080924\index.dat

============= FINISH: 17:05:05.62 ===============

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 12:16 PM

Hello, LokiEFC and again
Welcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Thomas (Tom is fine), and I will be helping you fixing your problems.

If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will have to close your topic.

You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the Posted Image button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
  • Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.
  • If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
  • Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself.
  • Please reply using the Posted Image button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.
  • Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just post back here so that we know you're still here.
  • Please set your system to show all files.
    Click Start, open My Computer, select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
    Select the View Tab. Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders.
    Uncheck: Hide file extensions for known file types
    Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
    Click Yes to confirm.




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.








Please go here and have a look how you can disable your security software.

Download Combofix from any of the links below. You must rename it before saving it. Save it to your desktop.

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Double click on Combo-Fix.exe & follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a report for you.
  • As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
  • Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

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Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:

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Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.

When finished, it will produce a log for you. Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.

This tool is not a toy and not for everyday use.
ComboFix SHOULD NOT be used unless requested by a forum helper


If you need help, see this link:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix







Please post back with:
  • Combofix-Logfile

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:29 PM

Hey Tom,

Thanks for your help

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:03 PM

Hi,


Very good :(



Your log(s) show that you are using so called peer-to-peer or file-sharing programmes (in your case BitTorrent/DNA). These programmes allow to share files between users as the name(s) suggest. In today's world the cyber crime has come to an enormous dimension and any means is used to infect personal computers to make use of their stored data or machine power for further propagation of the malware files. A popular means is the use of file-sharing tools as a tremendous amount of prospective victims can be reached through it.

It is therefore possible to be infected by downloading manipulated files via peer-to-peer tools and thus suggested to be used with intense care. Some further readings on this subject, along the included links, are as follows: "File-Sharing, otherwise known as Peer To Peer" and "Risks of File-Sharing Technology."

It is also important to note that sharing entertainment files and proprietary software infringes the copyright laws in many countries over the world and you are putting yourself at risk of being indicted through organisations watching over the rights of the authors of such files (i.e. the RIAA for music files, or the MPAA for movie files in the USA) or the authors of the files themselves.

Naturally there are also legal ways to use these services, such as downloading Linux distributions or office suites such as "Open Office."






Step 1

Viewpoint Manager is considered as foistware instead of malware since it is installed without users approval but doesn't spy or do anything "bad". This changed from what we know in 2006 read this article:

http://www.clickz.com/news/article.php/3561546

I suggest you remove the program now. Click on start > run > and then paste the following into the "open" field: appwiz.cpl and press OK. From within Add or Remove Programs uninstall the following if they exist: Viewpoint, Viewpoint Manager, Viewpoint Media Player.






Step 2

Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update:
  • Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 6 and save it to your desktop.
  • Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 16...allows end-users to run Java applications".
  • Click the "Download" button to the right.
  • Select your Platform: "Windows".
  • Select your Language: "Multi-language".
  • Read the License Agreement, and then check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
  • Click Continue and the page will refresh.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save the file to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check (highlight) any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u16-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.





Step 3

Please run a BitDefender Online Scan
  • Click I Agree to agree to the EULA.
  • Allow the ActiveX control to install when prompted.
  • Click Click here to scan to begin the scan.
  • Please refrain from using the computer until the scan is finished. This might take a while to run, but it is important that nothing else is running while you scan.
  • When the scan is finished, click on Click here to export the scan results.
  • Save the report to your desktop so you can post it in your next reply.





Step 4
  • Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.
  • Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
  • Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<info.txt (<





Please post back with:
  • BitDefender-Logfile
  • Both RSIT-Logfiles

Edited by schrauber, 17 September 2009 - 02:05 PM.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 06:54 PM

Thanks Tom

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 01:32 PM

Hi,

Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2_03
Java™ 6 Update 2
Java™ 6 Update 3
Java™ 6 Update 5
Java™ SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 1


This are old versions of Java so please uninstall it via Add/Remove Programs.

How is your system running?
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Posted 18 September 2009 - 09:27 PM

So far so good

No redirects with google/yahoo, I am able to run MBAM without changing the .exe file names, and the computer isn't locking up anymore.

Thanks!

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Posted 19 September 2009 - 06:20 AM

Hi,



Step 1

Delete ComboFix and Clean Up
Click Start > Run > type combofix /u > OK (Note the space between combofix and /u)
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Please advise if this step is missed for any reason as it performs some important actions.






Step 2
  • Download OTC to your desktop and run it
  • Click Yes to beginning the Cleanup process and remove these components, including this application.
  • You will be asked to reboot the machine to finish the Cleanup process. Choose Yes.



Your machine appears to be clean, please take the time to read below on how to secure the machine and take the necessary steps to keep it Clean :(



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 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.
One of the most common questions found when cleaning Spyware or other Malware is "how did my machine get infected?". There are a variety of reasons, but the most common ones are that you are going to sites that you are not practicing Safe Internet, you are not running the proper security software, and that your computer's security settings are set too low.

Below I have outlined a series of categories that outline how you can increase the security of your computer so that you will not be infected again in the future.


Practice Safe Internet

One of the main reasons people get infected in the first place is that they are not practicing Safe Internet. You practice Safe Internet when you educate yourself on how to properly use the Internet through the use of security tools and good practice. Knowing how you can get infected and what types of files and sites to avoid will be the most crucial step in keeping your computer malware free. The reality is that the majority of people who are infected with malware are ones who click on things they shouldn't be clicking on. Whether these things are files or sites it doesn't really matter. If something is out to get you, and you click on it, it most likely will. Below are a list of simple precautions to take to keep your computer clean and running securely:
  • If you receive an attachment from someone you do not know, DO NOT OPEN IT! Simple as that. Opening attachments from people you do not know is a very common method for viruses or worms to infect your computer.

  • If you receive an attachment and it ends with a .exe, .com, .bat, or .pif do not open the attachment unless you know for a fact that it is clean. For the casual computer user, you will almost never receive a valid attachment of this type.

  • If you receive an attachment from someone you know, and it looks suspicious, then it probably is. The email could be from someone you know infected with a malware that is trying to infect everyone in their address book.

  • If you are browsing the Internet and a popup appears saying that you are infected, ignore it!. These are, as far as I am concerned, scams that are being used to scare you into purchasing a piece of software. For an example of these types of popups, or Foistware, you should read this article: Foistware, And how to avoid it.

    There are also programs that disguise themselves as Anti-Spyware or security products but are instead scams. For a list of these types of programs we recommend you visit this link: Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products & Web Sites

  • Another tactic to fool you on the web is when a site displays a popup that looks like a normal Windows message or alert. When you click on them, though, they instead bring you to another site that is trying to push a product on you. We suggest that you close these windows by clicking on the X instead of the OK button. Alternatively, you can check to see if it's a real alert by right-clicking on the window. If there is a menu that comes up saying Add to Favorites... you know it's a fake.

  • Do not go to adult sites. I know this may bother some of you, but the fact is that a large amount of malware is pushed through these types of sites. I am not saying all adult sites do this, but a lot do.

  • When using an Instant Messaging program be cautious about clicking on links people send to you. It is not uncommon for infections to send a message to everyone in the infected person's contact list that contains a link to an infection. Instead when you receive a message that contains a link, message back to the person asking if it is legit before you click on it.

  • Stay away from Warez and Crack sites! In addition to the obvious copyright issues, the downloads from these sites are typically overrun with infections.

  • Be careful of what you download off of web sites and Peer-2-Peer networks. Some sites disguise malware as legitimate software to trick you into installing them and Peer-2-Peer networks are crawling with it. If you want to download a piece of software a from a site, and are not sure if they are legitimate, you can use McAfee Siteadvisor to look up info on the site.

  • DO NOT INSTALL any software without first reading the End User License Agreement, otherwise known as the EULA. A tactic that some developers use is to offer their software for free, but have spyware and other programs you do not want bundled with it. This is where they make their money. By reading the agreement there is a good chance you can spot this and not install the software.
Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently

It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.


Make Internet Explorer 7 more secure
  • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
  • Click once on the Security tab
  • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
  • Click once on the Custom Level button.
    • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
    • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
    • Change the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
    • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
    • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
    • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
    • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
    • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
  • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
Update your AntiVirus Software

It is imperative that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out. If you use a commercial antivirus program you must make sure you keep renewing your subscription. Otherwise, once your subscription runs out, you may not be able to update the programs virus definitions.


Make sure your applications have all of their updates

It is also possible for other programs on your computer to have security vulnerability that can allow malware to infect you. Therefore, it is also a good idea to check for the latest versions of commonly installed applications that are regularly patched to fix vulnerabilities. You can check these by visiting Secunia Software Inspector and Calendar of Updates.




Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.
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Posted 19 September 2009 - 01:33 PM

This thread will now be closed since the issue seems to be resolved.

If you need this topic reopened, please send me a PM and I will reopen it for you.

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