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Some kind of google redirect virus


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#1 merockstar

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 10:40 PM

I've had this virus on and off for a couple months now. When I go to google and and click some results I get redirected to some strange ad thing.

I use windows xp pro sp3 with mozilla firefox latest version with noscript. Google redirect problem doesn't seem to be effecting chrome or internet explorer, but the fact that something is on my computer just bothers me anyway.

When I ran defogger to take care of my daemon tools it got to the point where it was to reboot then froze (after apparently shutting down explorer and some input critical functions). Turned it off and back on manually, almost ran it a second time but read "do not run twice unless instructed." I hope that doesn't interfere with the results of my scans. Hoping it got what it needed done when booting up.

This virus sucks, every program I've tried doesn't work. I use avast for anti-virus, can anyone suggest a good spyware scanner for casual use? I've already tried spybot, ad-aware, and a plethora of others.

At the moment, naturally, I'm having trouble reproducing the problem. Do viruses just appear and disappear on and off like that?

When I tried to run TDSS Killer (from advice found before I stumbled upon this website) it got to the push any button prompt, but disappeared from my screen and my task manager completely when I did that. No now scanning, no we need to reboot your computer, press 'Y,' it just disappeared... I did change the file name to some random letters and numbers before running it.

I am very grateful for any help you can render.

EDIT: Updated Java today (3/31/10)




DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Merockstar at 21:31:00.01 on Tue 03/30/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.673 [GMT -4:00]

AV: avast! Antivirus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Merockstar\Desktop\dds.scr

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [Vidalia] "c:\program files\vidalia bundle\vidalia\vidalia.exe"
uRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\merockstar\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
uRun: [FreeRAM XP] "c:\program files\yourware solutions\freeram xp pro\FreeRAM XP Pro.exe" -win
uRun: [fontcomd8] rundll32.exe "c:\documents and settings\merockstar\local settings\application data\fontcomd8\fontcomd8.dll", DllInit
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
mRun: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
mRun: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\common files\java\java update\jusched.exe"
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 9.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [Adobe ARM] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\arm\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
mRun: [avast5] c:\progra~1\alwils~1\avast5\avastUI.exe /nogui
IE: {4EAFEF58-EEFA-4116-983D-03B49BCBFFFE} - c:\program files\paltalk messenger\Paltalk.exe
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
DPF: {02CF1781-EA91-4FA5-A200-646E8241987C} - hxxp://esupport.sony.com/VaioInfo.CAB
DPF: {2357B3CF-7F8D-4451-8D81-FD6097610AEE} - hxxp://activex.camfrogweb.com/advanced/2.0.2.3/cfweb_activex.camfrogweb.com-advanced-2.0.2.3_instmodule.exe
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0018-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {F6ACF75C-C32C-447B-9BEF-46B766368D29} - hxxp://ccfiles.creative.com/Web/softwareupdate/su2/ocx/15108/CTPID.cab
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\merock~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\e4lv4hkg.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - google.com
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\merockstar\local settings\application data\google\update\1.2.183.23\npGoogleOneClick8.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0013-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0014-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0015-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0017-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0018-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

---- FIREFOX POLICIES ----
FF - user.js: yahoo.homepage.dontask - truec:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("ui.use_native_colors", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("ui.use_native_popup_windows", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.enable_click_image_resizing", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("accessibility.browsewithcaret_shortcut.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("javascript.options.mem.high_water_mark", 32);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("javascript.options.mem.gc_frequency", 1600);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("network.auth.force-generic-ntlm", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("svg.smil.enabled", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("ui.trackpoint_hack.enabled", -1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.debug", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.agedWeight", 2);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.bucketSize", 1);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.maxTimeGroupings", 25);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.timeGroupingSize", 604800);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.boundaryWeight", 25);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("browser.formfill.prefixWeight", 5);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\all.js - pref("html5.enable", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.ssl.allow_unrestricted_renego_everywhere__temporarily_available_pref", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.ssl.renego_unrestricted_hosts", "");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.ssl.treat_unsafe_negotiation_as_broken", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.ssl.require_safe_negotiation", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\greprefs\security-prefs.js - pref("security.ssl3.rsa_seed_sha", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("app.update.download.backgroundInterval", 600);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("app.update.url.manual", "http://www.firefox.com");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox-branding.js - pref("browser.search.param.yahoo-fr-ja", "mozff");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("extensions.{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}.name", "chrome://browser/locale/browser.properties");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("extensions.{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}.description", "chrome://browser/locale/browser.properties");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("xpinstall.whitelist.add", "addons.mozilla.org");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("xpinstall.whitelist.add.36", "getpersonas.com");
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("lightweightThemes.update.enabled", true);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.allTabs.previews", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("plugins.hide_infobar_for_outdated_plugin", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("plugins.update.notifyUser", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("toolbar.customization.usesheet", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.taskbar.previews.enable", false);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.taskbar.previews.max", 20);
c:\program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\pref\firefox.js - pref("browser.taskbar.previews.cachetime", 20);

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

R1 aswSP;aswSP;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSP.sys [2009-6-11 162640]
R2 aswFsBlk;aswFsBlk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswFsBlk.sys [2009-6-11 19024]
R2 avast! Antivirus;avast! Antivirus;c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\AvastSvc.exe [2010-2-12 40384]
S0 Lbd;Lbd;c:\windows\system32\drivers\lbd.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\Lbd.sys [?]
S3 avast! Mail Scanner;avast! Mail Scanner;c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\AvastSvc.exe [2010-2-12 40384]
S3 avast! Web Scanner;avast! Web Scanner;c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\AvastSvc.exe [2010-2-12 40384]

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2010-03-31 01:18:32 20 ----a-w- c:\documents and settings\merockstar\defogger_reenable
2010-03-10 17:22:20 3558912 -c----w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\moviemk.exe
2010-03-08 16:30:54 81984 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bdod.bin
2010-03-08 16:16:27 0 d-----w- c:\docume~1\merock~1\applic~1\QuickScan
2010-03-05 18:58:48 0 d-----w- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Last.fm
2010-03-05 18:58:24 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Last.fm
2010-03-02 04:23:41 363 ----a-w- c:\windows\GOTCHA32.INI
2010-03-02 04:16:03 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Prescient Systems

==================== Find3M ====================


============= FINISH: 21:31:17.03 ===============

Attached Files


Edited by merockstar, 31 March 2010 - 08:26 AM.


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We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.

If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

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We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
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  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.
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  • Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.


  • GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)
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