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possible rootkit in vista\system32 folder

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#1 Wzwodór


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Posted 16 September 2009 - 01:54 AM

Hi to you all.

Avira goes crazy over two files, showing information of possible infection by TR/Alureon.19456U.3

These files are:

I looked for help on another rescue board, where, after providing the log generated by OTL, Combofix was advised. Combofix detected rootkit in one of the above files, but was not able to remove the infection.

Well, I need serious help. You need any other logs or something to have a closer look at this mess?

Thanks, in advance.


Well, i've made a topic on solutions forum, 'cause there is no doubt that I have the rootkit somewhere.
Here is the link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/257975/possible-rootkit-in-vistasystem32-folder/

Edited by Wzwodór, 16 September 2009 - 07:47 AM.

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#2 rigel



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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:25 AM

You are right. This looks like a variant of the TDSS rootkit. That infection can only be cured in the HJT/Malware forum. Please follow only the advice of the team member that takes your log. There is a current backlog of logs, so be patient. As tech will be with you as soon as they can.

One note, if you are still getting help on the other forum, you need to stick with the problem there. Too many helpers trying to fix things will cause confusion and may crash your system with multiple requests to alter system settings.

As you have an open DDS log, this topic is closed. If you have any questions, please PM me.


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