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#1 Eegats

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 06:34 PM

I'm helping my father who appears to be sending SPAM.

Running Win 7, outlook 2007. Avira 10.

Problem: Myself and others have received a message that contains a link to Viagra etc. Blank subject. Definitely people from his address book. I looked at the message header it appears to be sending via his comcast smtp servers.

I checked his sent messages and see no trace of the message(s). I sent a test message and the headers seemed similar.

I've run a full scan with: Avira 10, Malwarebytes and superantispyware.

None of these find anything, though someone on contacts list received another message today.

I just don't know where else to look to help diganose.

Can you help? Do I need a hijack this log.

Thanks in advance. chris

Edited by Eegats, 18 May 2010 - 06:35 PM.


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Posted 18 May 2010 - 11:24 PM

Hello probably corupted your Hosts file. Instead of HJT we run DDS mow.
Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
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