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File-changing Virus alert from ComboFix


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#1 Dmak!

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 01:44 PM

I was running ComboFix on a Sony Vaio tower running XP home. ComboFix popped up an alert that notified me of a File Changing virus that could not be removed by the version of Combofix that I have. There was a URL referred to in the alert to get the proper version or app that I need to remove this virus, but the URL disappeared before I could copy it.

Does anybody know what that URL is or where I can get the proper tool to remove the virus?

The URL was directing me to www.bleepingcomputer.com/... I lost the rest, but I assume it was a legitimate link to a file on this site.

Edited by Dmak!, 01 February 2010 - 01:47 PM.


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Posted 01 February 2010 - 06:41 PM

Did it look like this?

!!ALEART!! It is not SAFE to continue!
The contents of the Combofix package has been compromised.
Please download a fresh copy from:
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
Note: You may be infected with a file patching virus (Virut)


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