Posted 30 January 2010 - 06:55 PM
So I'm doin' my thang online last night mindin' my own bidness using Firefox 3.6 then saw a golf game link and not thinking clicked it then tried to close it and go directly to it. TOO LATE! Bada bing Malwarebytes pops up telling me it's caught two trojans or whatever I don't recall the name. I've never had it do this. Usually it runs in the background calmly with Antivir.
Well whatever it was, up pop the stupid anti-malware ads so I know Malwarebytes did not catch it. Not only that Malwarebytes doesn't work and won't reinstall. Dead in the water. Antivir runs but doesn't find anything. Amazing. It always seems to find everything else and half the time it's false positives. So I look online and finally try Combofix since it seems to be the best solution for this bug. It runs and although it does allow me to reinstall Malwarebytes it did not eradicate the virus. Previously I had tried all the MWB fixes: renaming, alternate renamed MWB dl's, etc to no avail. Even tried renaming task mgr which didn't work.
So I run MWB and it finds 14 bugs. Run Spywarebot and it finds 2 bugs. Antivir: nothing. I suppose everything is peachy clean now but my question is how in the hell did this happen? I have never to my knowledge had anything like this happen. I read that Java add-ons (which are installed) has vulnerabilities so should I uninstall all those? I have a MWB log and ComboFix log I can post if that would help shed some light on this.