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Firefox redirection

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#1 jbm1605


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Posted 12 January 2010 - 01:25 PM

Firefox is getting redirected when using a search engine. This happens about 2 out of every 5 search links i click. I will get redirected to either another search engine or worse. I have removed a few infections using malwarebytes, here is that log:
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3548
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

1/12/2010 8:31:13 AM
mbam-log-2010-01-12 (08-31-13).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 146541
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 7 second(s)

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

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\pxpcdhe1.dll (Trojan.Hiloti) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Notification Packages (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Data: pxpcdhe1.dll -> Delete on reboot.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\pxpcdhe1.dll (Trojan.Vundo.H) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Documents and Settings\vchavez\Local Settings\Temp\jvqlpb.exe (Trojan.Hiloti) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Also ran a hijackthis scan here is that log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:23:18 AM, on 1/12/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16945)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PsCtrlS.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Pav_Agent\Pagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Pav_Agent\pagentwd.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Scheduler\pavsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Software\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PSKMsSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PsImSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\UPHClean\uphclean.exe
C:\Program Files\UltraVNC\WinVNC.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\IndexTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\Indexer.exe
C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\SharpTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FtpServer.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PSCtrlC.exe
C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\nsapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\JAM Software\SmartBackup\SmartBackup.exe
C:\Program Files\Southwest Airlines\Ding\Ding.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqimzone.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&a...o&pf=laptop
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.jbhenderson.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = 192.168.21.*;127.0.0.*;192.168.0.*;localhost;192.168.1.*;169.254.211.*;192.168.236.*;10.0.0.*;192.168.2.*
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpWirelessAssistant] C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxtray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxhkcmd] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxpers] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MsmqIntCert] regsvr32 /s mqrt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [High Definition Audio Property Page Shortcut] CHDAudPropShortcut.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QPService] "C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISUSScheduler] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QlbCtrl] %ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe /Start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cpqset] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Default Settings\cpqset.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RecGuard] C:\Windows\SMINST\RecGuard.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinVNC] "C:\Program Files\UltraVNC\WinVNC.exe" -servicehelper
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IndexTray] "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\IndexTray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Indexer] "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\Indexer.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SharpTray] "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\SharpTray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TypeRegChecker] "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\TypeRegChecker.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [FtpServer.exe] "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FtpServer.exe" -usedefault
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISUSPM Startup] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\isuspm.exe" -startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Panda Controller Client] "C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PSCtrlC.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Edipatiwojiliq] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\ozayifegizutaz.dll",Startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SmartBackup] "C:\Program Files\JAM Software\SmartBackup\SmartBackup.exe" /WINSTART
O4 - S-1-5-18 Startup: Vongo Tray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Vongo\Tray.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - .DEFAULT Startup: Vongo Tray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Vongo\Tray.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - .DEFAULT User Startup: Vongo Tray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Vongo\Tray.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - Startup: DING!.lnk = C:\Program Files\Southwest Airlines\Ding\Ding.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Photosmart Premier Fast Start.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=EN_US&c=64&bd=presario&pf=laptop
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://www.update.microsoft.com/microsoftu...b?1202770793526
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://www.update.microsoft.com/microsoftu...b?1202770785222
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = ***.local
O17 - HKLM\Software\..\Telephony: DomainName = ***.local
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = ***.local
O23 - Service: AddFiltr - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\AddFiltr.exe
O23 - Service: hpqwmiex - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: LightScribeService Direct Disc Labeling Service (LightScribeService) - Hewlett-Packard Company - C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Software Controller - Panda Security - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PsCtrlS.exe
O23 - Service: Panda AdminSecure Communications Agent (PAVAGENTE) - Panda Software - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Pav_Agent\Pagent.exe
O23 - Service: Panda AdminSecure Scheduler (PavAtScheduler) - Panda Software - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Scheduler\pavsched.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Process Protection Service (PavPrSrv) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Software\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Antivirus Report Service (PavReport) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\PavReport\PavReport.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Antivirus Service (PavSrv) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PavSrvX86.exe
O23 - Service: Panda AntiSpam Engine (PMShellSrv) - Panda Software International - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PSKMsSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Panda IManager Service (PsImSvc) - Panda Security - C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\PsImSvc.exe
O23 - Service: SonicWall VPN Client Service (RampartSvc) - SonicWALL, Inc. - C:\Program Files\SonicWALL\SonicWALL Global VPN Client\RampartSvc.exe
O23 - Service: VNC Server (winvnc) - UltraVNC - C:\Program Files\UltraVNC\WinVNC.exe

End of file - 10132 bytes
(domain name intentionally excluded)

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:54 PM


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Posted 18 January 2010 - 11:13 AM

Yes i am still here. Let me know what you need me to do.

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 05:04 PM

Redirections usually come down to a rootkit which infects a system file in your PC. To replace this we can run Combofix.

Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop making sure you rename it comfix.exe
  • Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. (Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive.)
  • Double click on Combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
  • As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
  • Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:

Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.

When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.

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Posted 21 January 2010 - 08:55 PM


I have not had a reply from you for 3 days. Can you please tell me if you still need help with your computer as I am unable to help other members with their problems while I have your topic still open. The time taken between posts can also change the situation with your PC making it more difficult to help you.

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Posted 23 January 2010 - 07:26 PM

Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this topic has been closed. Glad we could help. smile.gif

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