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#1 Mollie12

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 05:02 AM

A couple of days ago I started getting a warning / error that my computer is infected with a Trojan virus. Following warning message pops up:
"Attention! System detected a potential hazad (Trojan/SPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. You private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need updated your current security software. Click OK to download official intrusion detection system (IDS Software)."

When clicking OK, it takes me to a webpage where I have to give my credit card info to buy software. (I have the full link details but not sure whether it is safe to post it here ....) .

I already downloaded AVG Cleaner and Superantispyware, ran both in safe mode, so now I have the log file attached at bottom of this post. I don't know what to do next, however. Can I just delete the files that are apparently infected?
please help !!!!!!

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SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log

Generated 10/24/2009 at 01:21 AM

Application Version : 4.29.1004

Core Rules Database Version : 4185
Trace Rules Database Version: 2101

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 02:36:11

Memory items scanned : 255
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 6044
Registry threats detected : 2
File items scanned : 54783
File threats detected : 2

Trojan.WinUpdate
[winupdate.exe] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WINUPDATE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WINUPDATE.EXE

Trojan.Unknown Origin
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run#winupdate.exe [ C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdate.exe ]

Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeAlert
C:\NKRXUHUT.EXE

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 11:17 AM

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Lets take a look with Malwarebytes

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from here:
Malwarebytes
Please rename the file BEFORE downloading to zztoy.exe instead of mbam-setup.exe

MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.

Double Click zztoy.exe to install the application.
* Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Full Scan", then click Scan.
* The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
* The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
* Copy&Paste the entire MBAM report (even if it does not find anything) in your next reply

Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process, if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.


If Malwarebytes won't install or run

Some types of malware will disable MBAM and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it. Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and change the .exe extension to .bat, .com, .pif, or .scr and then double-click on it to run.

If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files, right-click on mbam.exe and change the .exe as noted above. Then double-click on it to run.
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Posted 26 October 2009 - 05:31 AM

Thanks Computerpro. I am at work right now so I cannot do this right now; I will perform the actions & post log tonight!

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 07:26 AM

Ok, I will be waiting for your log.
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Posted 26 October 2009 - 04:50 PM

Hi Computerpro,

did everything you described and here is my log.
Thanks for your support!!

Mollie

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41
Database version: 3037
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

10/26/2009 10:47:55 PM
mbam-log-2009-10-26 (22-47-55).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 174136
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 7 minute(s), 57 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 1
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 7
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 2

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\glaide32 (Rootkit.Rustock) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\General\wallpaper (Hijack.Wallpaper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop\NoChangingWallpaper (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoActiveDesktopChanges (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoSetActiveDesktop (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\activedesktop\NoChangingWallpaper (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoActiveDesktopChanges (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoSetActiveDesktop (Hijack.DisplayProperties) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableTaskMgr (Hijack.TaskManager) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\AVR09.exe (Rogue.AdvancedVirusRemover) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winhelper.dll (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 05:16 PM

Please run ATF and SAS:
Credits to Boopme

Note.. SAS doesn't open the registry hives for other user accounts on the system, so scans should be done from each user account.

Note 2: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

From your regular user account..
Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware, Free Home Edition

Save both to desktop ..
DO NOT run yet.
Open SUPER from icon and install and Update it
Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
Close browsers before scanning.
Scan for tracking cookies.
Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.

Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method
Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode.

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
Click the Empty Selected button.

If you use Firefox or Opera browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.

NOW Scan with SUPER
Open from the desktop icon or the program Files list
On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
Perform a Complete scan. After scan,Verify they are all checked.
Click OK on the summary screen to quarantine all found items.
If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.

To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log.
A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
Click Close to exit the program.
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Posted 27 October 2009 - 03:25 AM

Computerpro,
I am busy running these scans, but they did not finish before I had to leave for work. Will post the results tonight (CET).

Thanks again!

Mollie

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 04:33 PM

Ok, I will be waiting for your logs.
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Posted 28 October 2009 - 04:08 AM

Hi computerpro,

sorry it took a while, but below are the scan results. To me this looks good, not sure whether this is done now?

Thanks for your help!

Myriam 12

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 10/27/2009 at 09:43 AM

Application Version : 4.29.1004

Core Rules Database Version : 4185
Trace Rules Database Version: 2101

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 02:36:18

Memory items scanned : 242
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 6051
Registry threats detected : 0
File items scanned : 54563
File threats detected : 0

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Posted 28 October 2009 - 06:15 AM

Hi computerpro,

One additional thing I found: I use AVG antivirus with an automatic scan every day (if my computer is on). Now I find the following in the AVG Virus Vault:

"Infection";"Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic12.CX";"C:\System Volume Information\_restore{9467091E-4C9A-4655-925E-8F87CB1A24DB}\RP185\A0016287.exe";"";"10/25/2009, 1:28:17 PM"
"Warning";"Found Tracking cookie.Weborama";"C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Cookies\administrator@weborama[1].txt";"";"10/25/2009, 12:08:09 PM"
"Warning";"Found Tracking cookie.Doubleclick";"C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Cookies\administrator@doubleclick[2].txt";"";"10/25/2009, 12:08:07 PM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic12.KG";"C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\SUPERAntiSpyware.com\SUPERAntiSpyware\Quarantine\Quarantine - 10-24-2009 - 09-46-02\{B2177311-4574-411E-A299-77FA38028A1C}";"";"10/24/2009, 11:07:35 AM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic12.KG";"C:\System Volume Information\_restore{9467091E-4C9A-4655-925E-8F87CB1A24DB}\RP185\A0016286.exe";"";"10/24/2009, 11:01:17 AM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse Generic_c.BJPC";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\critical_warning.html";"";"10/23/2009, 9:30:57 PM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse Generic_c.BJPC";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\critical_warning.html";"";"10/18/2009, 1:32:56 PM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse Generic14.CFWJ";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\AVR09.exe";"";"10/17/2009, 9:05:46 PM"
"Infection";"Virus identified Win32/Rustock.M";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\glaide32.sys";"";"10/17/2009, 9:05:46 PM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse Generic14.CFRO";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\winhelper.dll";"";"10/17/2009, 9:05:46 PM"
"Infection";"Trojan horse Generic_c.BJPC";"C:\WINDOWS\system32\critical_warning.html";"";"10/17/2009, 9:05:46 PM"

(sorry for the format, I can only copy-paste from the screen).

AVG offers options:
Restore
Restore as
Delete
Empty vault

Can I just delete these files?

Thanks, again and again, for your help!!

Mollie

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Posted 28 October 2009 - 06:55 PM

Yes you can Empty the Vault. Are you now still experiencing any symptoms?
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Posted 30 October 2009 - 03:01 AM

Computerpro,

I removed the files in the virus vault and things seem to be OK now (task manager is visible again, my background picture is back, no virus warnings or errors anymore). So I think my computer is OK now!

Many thanks for your support, I couldn't have done without it!

Regards,

Mollie :thumbsup:

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 10:59 AM

Ok, very good now please:

Create a new Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

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 use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
Click "Ok"
Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
Click the "More Options" Tab.
Click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
Click Yes, then click Ok.
Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
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Posted 04 November 2009 - 03:16 PM

Hi Computerpro,
So now I've done it all. Thanks for helping me through this process. I learned a lot along the way ....
Regards, Mollie

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 07:33 PM

Your very welcome.
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