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Backdoor.Celofot Virus will not delete


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#1 SoXfused

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 06:46 PM

I was casually online today, and all of the sudden Avira (my anti-virus) pops up telling me it detects a trojan/virus and asks me if I want to deny access. Obviously I said yes, but I always know that when Avira detects a virus, I know that I've already been infected, so I'm not sure why it acts like it's going to prevent it from doing damage.

Anyway, I've tried both Avira and Anti-Malwarebytes to delete this virus, and each time it detects it and says they've successfully removed the trojan, I delete it in quarantine, restart my computer, do another scan, and sure enough it's still there. It really makes me mad because I purchased the real-time detection version of Malwarebytes and not only does it not seem to catch threats in time, half the time it can't even delete what it finds successfully. It makes me so mad! And this is the 2nd time I've gotten a virus in two weeks. I'm so fed up because I'm protected the best I can be, yet I STILL get viruses/trojans/malware.

The name of the virus is (Backdoor.Celofot) and it's located here:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\protect_ie (Backdoor.Celofot)

I would appreciate if someone could help me remove this. Thank you.

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 08:27 PM

Let's see what we can find inside here.
We need a deeper look,please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic from step 9.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Let me know if that went well.
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Posted 21 March 2010 - 09:35 PM

MBAM showed backdoor.celofot on my scan today as well. After doing some research it appears its a false positive.

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 09:41 PM

Boopme, thank you for your reply. I followed steps 6-9 (I couldn't get a GMER log - it kept freezing up my computer) and I posted the logs in a new thread in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs forum.

Belfastsixpack - No offense, but I'd rather be safe and have an experienced PC expert helping me. Besides, my Avira also detected malware called HTML/Feebs.Gen [virus].

Edited by SoXfused, 21 March 2010 - 09:45 PM.


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Posted 21 March 2010 - 09:59 PM

Hello, it is possible that it is a FP. But as a Backdoor infection we want to be sure.
A backdoor trojan allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.
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Posted 21 March 2010 - 10:03 PM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/304108/backdoorcelofot-will-not-delete/ you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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