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VirtuMonde aka Security Tool rogue virus

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#1 Orbital


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Posted 04 October 2009 - 01:31 PM

Hi, first, I am new here, I read the rules for posting but did not understand most of them. I will not post logs unless asked, as to not break any rules.

I had a virus called VirtuMonde or something, which installs some rogue fake anti-virus called "Security Tool," changed my background to Red, and deleted all my anti-virus programs. I keep trying to re-install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, but it deletes the .exe immediately after installation, and it crashes it if I manage to get it open, even AFTER it was apparently removed. Reformatting for me is /not/ an option, as I am broke and have no method of backing up data atm. I can run my system fine now and am in control again, but I need to know, is there some fragment of the virus remaining (I deleted it with Superantispyware program,) that is causing malwarebytes anti-malware to be deleted? Or did it change a system file to make it automatically delete anti-virus programs? Please help, I am desperate to get my computer back on track... I have a HiJack This log if it helps

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 05 October 2009 - 10:25 AM

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Please save your HJT log for the time being

We Need to check for Rootkits with RootRepeal
  • Download RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.
  • Extract RootRepeal.exe from the archive (If you did not use the "Direct Download" mirror).
  • Open Posted Image on your desktop.
  • Click the Posted Image tab.
  • Click the Posted Image button.
  • Check all seven boxes: Posted Image
  • Push Ok
  • Check the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.
  • 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.


Please note: If Rootrepeal fails to run, try this step: Click Settings - Options. Set the Disk Access slider to High

Also try: right-click on rootrepeal.exe and rename it to tatertot.scr
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