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Pandex rootkit

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#1 onebir


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Posted 29 December 2009 - 06:11 AM

Hello, my computer (winXP SP3) seems to be running perfectly normally, but reading on this forum I found out about Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - and decided to run it as a precaution. It found several infections - not caught by AVG - and was able to deal with them:

Quick scan:

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{54ebd53a-9bc1-480b-966a-843a333ca162} (Spyware.OnlineGames) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

After this +ve from a quick scan, I decided to run a full scan:

Files Infected:
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{202550A8-7A33-4BCA-9586-051D24DDBF8F}\RP849\A0109881.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\Birone\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google Talk Plugin\redirect\googletalkplugin.exe (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Despite Anti-Malware's removal of the files, this worried me so I decided to scan with lopSD:

--------------------\\ Searching for hidden files with Catchme

catchme 0.3.1353 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2009-12-29 08:04:58
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 NTFS
scanning hidden processes ...
scanning hidden files ...
scan completed successfully
hidden processes: 0
hidden files: 0

--------------------\\ Searching for other infections

--------------------\\ ROOTKIT !!

Rootkit Pandex ! .. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_HOOKSYS]
Rootkit Pandex ! .. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\HookSys]
Rootkit Pandex ! .. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet003\Enum\Root\LEGACY_HOOKSYS]
Rootkit Pandex ! .. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet004\Enum\Root\LEGACY_HOOKSYS]
Rootkit Pandex ! .. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_HOOKSYS]

Risking sounding stupid, does this mean there's an active rootkit pandex infection? (I thought maybe it might be some stray files left over from a previously cleared one, for example.)

What (if anything) do I need to do next? Thanks in advance for any help!

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#2 boopme


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Posted 02 January 2010 - 06:01 PM

Hello ,due to the presence of this rootkit you will need to post in the HJT forum. Include your GMER log.

You will need to run HJT/DDS.
Please follow this guide. go and do steps 6 thru 8 ,, Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Hijackthis. Then go here HijackThis Logs and Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal ,click New Topic,give it a relevant Title and post that complete log.

Let me know if it went OK.
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