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Protection System Infection

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#1 mbrunlieb25


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Posted 10 September 2009 - 12:01 AM

Protection System has installed itself and seems to be keeping me from running Malwarebytes to clean it up. Every time I try to run it, I get a split-second hourglass, then nothing.
I managed to get Malwarebytes installed by renaming it, but that cute little trick didn't work for executing the program.
I get frequent pop-ups and system stalls. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

DDS is pasted below, and rootrepeal report is attached.

Thank you!

DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Administrator at 23:00:03.54 on Wed 09/09/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.255.18 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Protection System *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {28e00e3b-806e-4533-925c-f4c3d79514b9}
AV: eTrust EZ Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17CFD1EA-56CF-40B5-A06B-BD3A27397C93}
FW: eTrust Personal Firewall Firewall *enabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}

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

D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
D:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
D:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe
D:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
D:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVTray.exe
D:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
D:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Firewall\ca.exe
D:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
D:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\VetMsg.exe
D:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe
D:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
D:\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
D:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.gmail.com/
mSearch Bar =
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - d:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: : {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - d:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dll
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: {bd1118f5-7bea-2a9c-0069-143fa033235a} - d:\program files\fyi\mhyvgehmyw.dll
BHO: IEHelper Class: {c6ea5a8d-8b01-4498-8b9a-b40aa281035f} - d:\program files\retsina software\iejet\popkiller.dll
TB: {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - No File
EB: {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - No File
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
uRun: [msnmsgr] "d:\program files\msn messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
uRun: [DAEMON Tools Lite] "d:\program files\daemon tools lite\daemon.exe" -autorun
uRun: [Protection System] "d:\program files\protection system\psystem.exe" -noscan
mRun: [CaAvTray] "d:\program files\ca\etrust ez armor\etrust ez antivirus\CAVTray.exe"
mRun: [CAVRID] "d:\program files\ca\etrust ez armor\etrust ez antivirus\CAVRID.exe"
mRun: [DiskeeperSystray] "d:\program files\executive software\diskeeper\DkIcon.exe"
mRun: [Zone Labs Client] d:\program files\ca\etrust ez armor\etrust ez firewall\ca.exe
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "d:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "d:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [net] "d:\windows\system32\net.net"
dRun: [msnmsgr] "d:\program files\msn messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
dRunOnce: [Winsock2 driver] IEXPLORE.EXE
dRunOnce: [tscuninstall] %systemroot%\system32\tscupgrd.exe
StartupFolder: d:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\adober~1.lnk - d:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\reader\reader_sl.exe
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - d:\progra~1\micros~2\office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - d:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0010-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
IE: {44F4B2D4-ED9F-4c9c-9D54-725FE9895554} - {C6EA5A8D-8B01-4498-8B9A-B40AA281035F} - d:\program files\retsina software\iejet\popkiller.dll
LSP: d:\windows\system32\VetRedir.dll
DPF: Microsoft XML Parser for Java - file://d:\windows\java\classes\xmldso.cab
DPF: {0000000A-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/wmsp9dmo.cab
DPF: {00000075-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/voxmsdec.CAB
DPF: {00000075-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/voxacm.CAB
DPF: {00000161-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/msaudio.cab
DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} - hxxp://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
DPF: {1239CC52-59EF-4DFA-8C61-90FFA846DF7E} - hxxp://www.musicnotes.com/download/mnviewer.cab
DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} - hxxp://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst.cab
DPF: {33363249-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/i263_32.cab
DPF: {33564D57-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/wmv9dmo.cab
DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - hxxp://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52/20020713/qtinstall.info.apple.com/samantha/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe
DPF: {55027008-315F-4F45-BBC3-8BE119764741} - hxxp://www.slide.com/uploader/SlideImageUploader.cab
DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1137634179812
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_10-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {B8BE5E93-A60C-4D26-A2DC-220313175592} - hxxp://cdn2.zone.msn.com/binFramework/v10/ZIntro.cab56649.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-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_10-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab
DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} - hxxp://fdl.msn.com/public/chat/msnchat45.cab
Handler: cdo - {CD00020A-8B95-11D1-82DB-00C04FB1625D} - d:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\web folders\PKMCDO.DLL
Notify: AtiExtEvent - Ati2evxx.dll

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

FF - ProfilePath - d:\docume~1\admini~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\zbynkeu2.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.google.com/ig
FF - plugin: d:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\zbynkeu2.default\extensions\moveplayer@movenetworks.com\platform\winnt_x86-msvc\plugins\npmnqmp071303000006.dll
FF - plugin: d:\mozilla firefox\plugins\NPTURNMED.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJava11.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJava12.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJava13.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJava14.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJava32.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPJPI150_10.dll
FF - plugin: d:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\NPOJI610.dll

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

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

R1 VET-FILT;VET File System Filter;d:\windows\system32\drivers\Vet-Filt.sys [2006-1-8 21031]
R1 VET-REC;VET File System Recognizer;d:\windows\system32\drivers\Vet-Rec.sys [2006-1-8 15478]
R1 VETEFILE;VET File Scan Engine;d:\windows\system32\drivers\VetEFile.sys [2006-1-8 879832]
R1 VETFDDNT;VET Floppy Boot Sector Monitor;d:\windows\system32\drivers\VetFDDNT.sys [2006-1-8 15735]
R1 VETMONNT;VET File Monitor;d:\windows\system32\drivers\vetmonnt.sys [2006-9-12 26787]
R1 vsdatant;vsdatant;d:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2006-1-8 279656]
R2 CAISafe;CAISafe;d:\program files\ca\etrust ez armor\etrust ez antivirus\iSafe.exe [2006-1-8 259624]
R2 VETMSGNT;VET Message Service;d:\program files\ca\etrust ez armor\etrust ez antivirus\VetMsg.exe [2006-1-8 202280]
R2 vsmon;TrueVector Internet Monitor;d:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service --> d:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service [?]
R3 SiS7012;Service for AC'97 Sample Driver (WDM);d:\windows\system32\drivers\sis7012.sys [2002-9-17 814632]
R3 VETEBOOT;VET Boot Scan Engine;d:\windows\system32\drivers\VetEBoot.sys [2006-1-8 108360]

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

2009-09-04 10:35 31,232 a------- d:\windows\system32\wingenocx.dll
2009-09-04 08:01 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\Protection System
2009-08-29 22:14 12,264 a------- d:\windows\scunin.dat
2009-08-29 22:13 68,096 a------- d:\windows\ScUnin.exe
2009-08-29 22:13 967 a------- d:\windows\ScUnin.pif
2009-08-29 22:13 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\Starcraft
2009-08-29 22:10 <DIR> --d----- d:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\DAEMON Tools Lite
2009-08-29 22:10 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\DAEMON Tools Toolbar
2009-08-29 22:10 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\DAEMON Tools Lite
2009-08-29 22:03 721,904 a------- d:\windows\system32\drivers\sptd.sys
2009-08-29 22:03 <DIR> --d----- d:\docume~1\admini~1\applic~1\DAEMON Tools Lite
2009-08-25 16:27 36,864 a------- d:\windows\system32\net.net
2009-08-14 13:14 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\iPod
2009-08-14 13:14 <DIR> --d----- d:\program files\iTunes

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

2009-08-16 11:11 72,056 ac------ d:\docume~1\admini~1\applic~1\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT
2003-04-15 02:24 460 ac------ d:\program files\INSTALL.LOG
2003-02-25 03:00 6,030 ac------ d:\program files\doe.wav
2003-02-25 02:46 495,458 ac------ d:\program files\Opengl95.exe
2003-02-24 21:00 10,135,688 ac------ d:\program files\MPSetupXP.exe
2003-02-11 14:50 2,598,120 ac------ d:\program files\Install_AIM.exe
2002-11-27 17:26 40 ac------ d:\documents and settings\administrator\language.dat
2002-05-20 08:22 36,864 ac------ d:\windows\inf\i386\Vizmicro.dll
2002-05-20 08:20 172,032 ac------ d:\windows\inf\i386\viceo.dll
2002-05-20 08:19 61,440 ac------ d:\windows\inf\i386\onetUSD.dll
2002-05-20 08:02 225,280 ac------ d:\windows\inf\i386\rtscan.dll
2001-08-03 18:29 13,824 ac------ d:\windows\inf\i386\Usbscan.sys
1996-08-09 13:03 4,788 ac------ d:\program files\README.TXT
1996-07-29 13:11 733,296 ac------ d:\program files\OPENGL32.DLL
1996-07-29 13:09 139,712 ac------ d:\program files\GLU32.DLL
1996-07-16 16:41 1,093,958 ac------ d:\program files\GLAUX.LIB
1996-07-16 16:33 336,274 ac------ d:\program files\OPENGL32.LIB
1996-06-12 16:37 49,514 ac------ d:\program files\GLU32.LIB
1996-05-22 19:52 68,392 ac------ d:\program files\GL.H
1996-05-17 16:35 18,282 ac------ d:\program files\GLU.H
1996-02-09 10:42 12,024 ac------ d:\program files\GLAUX.H
2003-05-05 23:30 8,192 ac-sh--- d:\windows\o2cLicStore.bin

============= FINISH: 23:02:37.37 ===============

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Posted 24 September 2009 - 08:26 AM

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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. No one is ignored here.

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