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Horible Rootkit [Moved]


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#1 Shrek1966

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 11:26 PM

I got infected today by what I believe is a rootkit. Among other things it:

1. Redirects IE to custom sites
2. It prevents McAfee scan
3. It shuts down HijackThis and Rootkit Revealer
4. After rebooting, it sometimes displays a Shutdown message and it shutsdown the system after 60 seconds.

I was able to obtain a ComboFix log. Should I post it?

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Posted 05 September 2009 - 04:11 PM

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.
Help us help you. If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.

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Posted 05 September 2009 - 04:52 PM

Hello Shrek1966 and :thumbsup: to BleepingComputer.

No, do not post your ComboFix log. However, you should retain it in case it is asked for by a HJT Team Member at a later time.

Let's see what we're dealing with here.

Please install RootRepeal
Note: Vista users ,, right click on desktop icon and select "Run as Administrator."Disconnect from the Internet or physically unplug your Internet cable connection.
Close all open programs, scheduling/updating tasks and background processes that might activate during the scan including the screensaver.
Temporarily disable your anti-virus and real-time anti-spyware protection.
After starting the scan, do not use the computer until the scan has completed.
When finished, re-enable your anti-virus/anti-malware (or reboot) and then you can reconnect to the Internet.
  • Extract RootRepeal.exe from the zip archive.
  • Open Posted Image on your desktop.
  • Click the "Drivers" tab, and then click the Posted Image button.
  • Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.
  • Once the scan completes, push the Posted Image button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.
~Blade


In your next reply, please include the following:
RootRepeal log

Edited by Blade Zephon, 05 September 2009 - 04:52 PM.

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