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Browser Hijacked, need help!


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#16 ingsoc

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 01:09 PM

I think the infection is just a key generator, they almost always get called viruses. I'l lremove it htough, and do the clean-up you suggested.

Thank you so much Ried. Is contributing to the ongoing development of combofix the best way to repay you? If so, I certainly will. Why is it that I tried every possible commercially available removal tool, and none of them worked, and yet you guys have combofix and give free help? You make the world a much better place, and you do it without trying to make a profit...Why?

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Posted 26 December 2009 - 01:46 AM

I think the infection is just a key generator, they almost always get called viruses.


No, that most definitely carries a specific infection.


Thank you so much Ried. Is contributing to the ongoing development of combofix the best way to repay


Yes, in this particular case it is since it is ComboFix and the tireless efforts of its author that made my job a whole lot easier than it could have been. :(

New infections, as well as new methods of infecting systems are never ending. The AV companies find out about them, and work very hard to find ways to safely deal with them. It's a cat and mouse game. It always has been, and always will be.

Why do I do this...? It's as you said - to try to make the world a better place by helping one another. My only hope is that the effort is paid forward in some way, at some point, by at least some of those that I've assisted. :(

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