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Possible Infection


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#1 chebu1363

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 08:09 PM

Hello,
I am running Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8. Over the past couple of weeks the IE will not start up. It opens and then an error message pops up that it has encountered a problem and needs to close. More disturbingly when I do finally get it to stay open, I noticed a pop up box asking me for my credit card number, security code and ATM pin when I tried to make an online purchase. I have run Malwarebytes, CCleaner, AVG antivirus, and Spy Bot and the problem did not go away.
I called Plum Choice who advised me to run Combo Fix. I have the log file but did read that posts of log files will be ignored if not solicited.
Please let me know if you would like to see the log file. I am also interested in any other options I have to prohibit this issue from happening again.
Thank you very much.

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Posted 08 January 2010 - 11:23 PM

ComboFix logs are not permitted outside the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum and then only when requested by a HJT Team member.

Did your log show a section similar to this?

Stealth MBR rootkit/Mebroot/Sinowal detector 0.3.7 by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
device: opened successfully
user: MBR read successfully
kernel: MBR read successfully
detected MBR rootkit hooks:
Warning: possible MBR rootkit infection !
copy of MBR has been found in sector 0x0DF8F900
malicious code @ sector 0x0DF8F903 !
PE file found in sector at 0x0DF8F919 !
MBR rootkit infection detected ! Use: "mbr.exe -f" to fix.
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