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#1 CanwllCorfe

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Posted 17 June 2010 - 12:09 AM

Hello everyone! I've been dealing with viruses for awhile now and lately I thought I had everything settled.. but I don't :thumbsup: I can't watch movies in full screen mode, movies on YouTube will freeze, I will see programs in my downloads that sound completely bogus (music.exe) and the computer will have freezing fits for around 10-15 seconds every now and then. I have scanned my computer with Bit Defender and also Super Anti Spyware. Super Anti Spyware will almost always find tracking cookies and "Temp/Agent.z" or something like that which it says aren't real threats, or rather, they could be but I don't know if I can delete them or not. My computer always sounds busy even though I'm not doing anything and at this point I don't know if it's a virus/spyware or my computer.

Thanks for any possible advice!

Edited by Blade Zephon, 17 June 2010 - 01:48 AM.
Moving to AII; user believes malware may be present. ~BZ


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Posted 17 June 2010 - 10:15 AM

Please download TFC (Temp File Cleaner) by Old Timer and save it to your desktop.
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  • Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!
  • Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator.
  • Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion.
  • TFC will clear out all temp folders for all user accounts (temp, IE temp, Java, FF, Opera, Chrome, Safari), including Administrator, All Users, LocalService, NetworkService, and any other accounts in the user folder.
  • Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.
Note: It is normal for the computer to be slow to boot after running TFC cleaner the first time.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1
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MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
    For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.Please download Norman Malware Cleaner and save to your desktop.
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  • Be sure to read all the information Norman provides on the same page.
  • Double-click on Norman_Malware_Cleaner.exe to start the program.
  • Read the End User License Agreement and click the Accept button to open the scanning window.
  • Click Start Scan to begin.
  • In some cases Norman Malware Cleaner may require that you restart the computer to completely remove an infection. If prompted, reboot and run the tool again to ensure that all infections are removed.
  • After the scan has finished, a log file a log file named NFix_date_time (i.e. NFix_2009-06-22_07-08-56.log) will be created on your desktop with the results.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.
Note: For usb flash drives and/or other removable drives to scan, use the Add button to browse to the drives location, click on the drive to highlight and choose Ok.

NOTE: Cookies are text string messages given to a Web browser by a Web server. Whenever you visit a web page or navigate different pages with your browser, the web site generates a unique ID number which your browser stores in a text (cookie) file that is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from that server. Cookies allow third-party providers such as ad serving networks, spyware or adware providers to track personal information. The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and prepare customized Web pages for them.
  • Persistent cookies have expiration dates set by the Web server when it passes the cookie and are stored on a user's hard drive until they expire or are deleted. These types of cookies are used to store information between visits to a site and collect identifying information about the user such as surfing behavior or preferences for a specific web site.
  • Session (transient) cookies are not saved to the hard drive, do not collect any information and have no set expiration date. They are used to temporarily hold information in the form of a session identification stored in memory as you browse web pages. These types of cookies are cached only while a user is visiting the Web server issuing the session cookie and are deleted from the cache when the user closes the session.
Cookies can be categorized as:
  • Trusted cookies are from sites you trust, use often, and want to be able to identify and personalize content for you.
  • Nuisance cookies are from those sites you do not recognize or often use but somehow it's put a cookie on your machine.
  • Bad cookies (i.e. persistent cookies, long term and third party tracking cookies) are those that can be linked to an ad company or something that tracks your movements across the web.
The type of persistent cookie that is a cause for some concern are "tracking cookies" because they can be considered a privacy risk. These types of cookies are used to track your Web browsing habits (your movement from site to site). Ad companies use them to record your activity on all sites where they have placed ads. They can keep count of how many times you visited a web page, store your username and password so you don't have to log in and retain your custom settings. When you visit one of these sites, a cookie is placed on your computer. Each time you visit another site that hosts one of their ads, that same cookie is read, and soon they have assembled a list of which of their sites you have visited and which of their ads that you have clicked on. Cookies are used all over the Internet and advertisement companies often plant them whenever your browser loads one of their banners.

Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects) are collections of cookie-like data stored on a computer and used by all versions of Adobe Flash Player and similar applications. Unlike traditional browser cookies, Flash cookies are relatively unknown to most users and cannot be managed through browser cookie controls so they are more difficult to remove. However, they can be viewed, managed and removed using the Website Storage Settings panel at Macromedia's Support Site. Flash cookies cannot harm your system but they can be used to track behavior and surfing habits by Flash Applications. They are typically stored within each user’s Application Data directory with a ".SOL" extension, under the Macromedia\FlashPlayer\#SharedObjects folder. For more information, please refer to:Cookies are NOT a "threat". As text files they cannot be executed to cause any damage. Cookies do not cause any pop ups or install malware and they cannot erase or read information from a computer.

Cookies cannot be used to run code (run programs) or to deliver viruses to your computer.

MS Article ID: 60971 - Description of Cookies

To learn more about Cookies, please refer to:As long as you surf the Internet, you are going to get cookies and some of your security programs will flag them for removal. However, you can minimize the number of them which are stored on your computer by referring to:
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#3 CanwllCorfe

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Posted 17 July 2010 - 10:57 AM

Hello again! I've been meaning to post again for awhile but haven't had access to this computer for quite awhile. Sorry :thumbsup: But as for the logs:

MBAM:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
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Database version: 4209

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18928

7/16/2010 9:08:39 PM
mbam-log-2010-07-16 (21-08-39).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 136376
Time elapsed: 13 minute(s), 48 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Norman:

Norman Malware Cleaner
Version 1.6.2
Copyright © 1990 - 2009, Norman ASA. Built 2010/07/16 09:27:35

Norman Scanner Engine Version: 6.05.06
Nvcbin.def Version: 6.05.00, Date: 2010/07/16 09:27:35, Variants: 6323460

Scan started: 16/07/2010 21:08:59

Running pre-scan cleanup routine:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Logged on user: Paula-PC\Paula


Scanning bootsectors...

Number of sectors found: 0
Number of sectors scanned: 0
Number of sectors not scanned: 0
Number of infections found: 0
Number of infections removed: 0
Total scanning time: 0s


Scanning running processes and process memory...

Number of processes/threads found: 6597
Number of processes/threads scanned: 6597
Number of processes/threads not scanned: 0
Number of infected processes/threads terminated: 0
Total scanning time: 4m 31s


Scanning file system...

Scanning: prescan

Scanning: C:\*.*

C:\ProgramData\{A613CA96-150A-4A1D-90CE-67F81379DF8C}\speedupmypc2009.res/progressprereq.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\ProgramData\{A613CA96-150A-4A1D-90CE-67F81379DF8C}\speedupmypc2009.res/startinstallation.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\ProgramData\{A613CA96-150A-4A1D-90CE-67F81379DF8C}\speedupmypc2009.res/welcome.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\System Volume Information\{0723fae8-8c98-11df-aade-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{2a8537d9-8970-11df-a1e3-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{654dc253-8b60-11df-ad89-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{654dc258-8b60-11df-ad89-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{673eac70-8e12-11df-97fb-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{673eacc2-8e12-11df-97fb-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{a0f1c1ec-8dd6-11df-ac0f-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{b09b8fc9-89fd-11df-a522-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{c3d520ca-8880-11df-9b9a-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{ceab8aca-8786-11df-9438-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{df32414a-88fd-11df-9ea1-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\System Volume Information\{e95ec664-844b-11df-ac67-001aa075b12e}{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} (Error opening file: Access denied)

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/componentstree.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/destination.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/maintenance.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/progressprereq.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/setuptype.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/startinstallation.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/welcome.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\AppData\Local\Temp\mia534D.tmp\Uniblue RegistryBooster.res/wizard.dfm.miaf (Error whilst scanning file: I/O Error (0x00220005))

C:\Users\Paula\Music\04 - Zal.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\07 - O Ma Zalosci!.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\11 - Rytm To Niesmiertelnosc II.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Cragataska - Utanc - 2010\Suicidal-Depressive Black Metal\Cragataska - 1- Zehir Ögünleri.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Cragataska - Utanc - 2010\Suicidal-Depressive Black Metal\Cragataska - 2 - Bir Mutluluk Yanilsamasi.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Cragataska - Utanc - 2010\Suicidal-Depressive Black Metal\Cragataska - 3 - Elveda Yokusu.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Cragataska - Utanc - 2010\Suicidal-Depressive Black Metal\Cragataska - 4 - Armagan.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Cragataska - Utanc - 2010\Suicidal-Depressive Black Metal\Içerik.jpg (Error opening file: Not found)

C:\Users\Paula\Music\Jacaszek - Rytm To Niesmiertelnosc.mp3 (Error opening file: Not found)

Scanning: D:\*.*

Scanning: postscan


Running post-scan cleanup routine:
Set TCP/IP autotuning to "normal" (or it was already "normal")

Number of files found: 1343591
Number of archives unpacked: 9411
Number of files scanned: 1343524
Number of files not scanned: 67
Number of files skipped due to exclude list: 0
Number of infected files found: 0
Number of infected files repaired/deleted: 0
Number of infections removed: 0
Total scanning time: 6h 44m 18s

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Posted 17 July 2010 - 04:37 PM

Please perform a scan with Kaspersky Online Virus Scanner.
-- Requires free Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to be installed before scanning for malware as ActiveX is no longer being used.
-- This scan will not remove any detected file threats but it will show where they are located so they can be cleaned with other tools.
  • Vista users need to right-click the IE or FF Start Menu or Quick Launch Bar icons and Run As Administrator from the context menu.
  • Read the "Advantages - Requirements and Limitations" then press the Posted Image... button.
  • You will be prompted to install an application from Kaspersky. Click the Run button. It will start downloading and installing the scanner and virus definitions.
  • When the downloads have finished, you should see 'Database is updated. Ready to scan'. Click on the Posted Image... button.
  • Make sure these boxes are checked. By default, they should be. If not, please check them and click on the Posted Image... button afterwards:
    • Detect malicious programs of the following categories:
      Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, Rootkits
      Spyware, Adware, Dialers and other potentially dangerous programs
    • Scan compound files (doesn't apply to the File scan area):
      Archives
      Mail databases
  • Click on My Computer under the Scan section. OK any warnings from your protection programs.
  • The scan will take a while so be patient and do NOT use the computer while the scan is running. Keep all other programs and windows closed.
  • Once the scan is complete (the 'status' will show complete), click on View Scan Report and any infected objects will be shown.
  • Click on Save Report As... and change the Files of type to Text file (.txt)
  • Name the file KAVScan_ddmmyy (day, month, year) before clicking on the Save button and save it to your Desktop.
  • Copy and paste (Ctrl+C) the saved scan results from that file in your next reply.
-- Note: Some online scanners will detect existing anti-virus software and refuse to cooperate. You may have to disable the real-time protection components of your existing anti-virus and try running the scan again. If you do this, remember to turn them back on after you are finished.
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Posted 04 November 2010 - 11:02 PM

Sorry it's taken so long for the response :thumbsup: I had forgotten all about this. I don't think it's infection anymore. I ran the scanner awhile back. Probably a week after you had posted your response. It came up with around 10 tracking cookies, and nothing else. I would do it again, but it took so long and didn't find anything out of the norm. That tends to be the result. I cleaned all the temporary files, all of my cookies, I did a registry cleaner, I defragmented my hard drive, and something is still going on. If it happens in Chrome it will say that certain pages have gone unresponsive. Sometimes the whole computer will go unresponsive, but only usually for like 5 seconds before it snaps out of it. I also have the Adobe Flash plugin crash a lot.

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 05:59 AM

Sounds like you have been reinfected with something else.

I ran the scanner awhile back...I would do it again, but it took so long and didn't find anything out of the norm.

You're going to have to get use to the fact that security scans can take a long time. The speed and ability to complete an anti-virus or anti-malware scan depends on a variety of factors.
  • The program itself and how its scanning engine is designed to scan: using a signature database vs heuristic scanning or a combination of both.
  • Options to scan for spyware, adware, riskware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPS).
  • Options to scan memory, boot sectors, registry and alternate data streams (ADS).
  • Type of scan performed: Deep, Quick or Custom scanning.
  • What action has to be performed when malware is detected.
  • A computer's hard drive size.
  • Disk used capacity (number of files to include temporary files) that have to be scanned.
  • Types of files (.exe, .dll, .sys, .cab, archived, compressed, packed, email, etc) that are scanned.
  • Whether external drives are included in the scan.
  • Competition for and utilization of system resources by the scanner.
  • Other running processes and programs in the background.
  • Interference from malware.
  • Interference from the user.
To speed up your scans, uninstall unnecessary programs, clean out the temporary files or use ATF Cleaner first, temporarily disable any other real-time protection tools, close all open programs and do not use the computer during the scan.

Further, if you felt your system was clean since the last time I assisted, you should have been performing security scans on a regular basis as part of your security maintenance to keep the computer clean of malware. If the length of time is a factor, then the scans should be performed at night after going to bed.

Please follow these instructions: How to remove Google Redirects or the TDSS, TDL3, Alureon rootkit using TDSSKiller
  • Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
    Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • When the program opens, click the Start Scan button.
  • If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.
  • Ensure Cure is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process. <- Important!!
    Note: If 'Suspicious' objects are detected, you will be given the option to Skip or Quarantine. Skip will be the default selection.
  • A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.
-- For any files detected as 'Suspicious' (except those identified as Forged to be cured after reboot) get a second opinion by submitting to Jotti's virusscan or VirusTotal. In the "File to upload & scan" box, browse to the location of the suspicious file and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis.

Rescan again with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Quick Scan) in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to check for database definition updates through the program's interface (preferable method) before scanning and to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. When done, click the Logs tab and copy/paste the contents of the new report in your next reply.

The database in your previous log shows 4209. Last I checked it was 5050.

If you encounter any problems updating Malwarebytes through the program's interface, then try manually downloading the latest database definitions from one of the following locations and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install:

I did a registry cleaner,

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:

:inlove: Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.

The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.

:flowers: Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.

:thumbsup: Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the changes prevent the system from booting up, then there is no backup available to restore it in order to regain functionality. A backup of the registry is essential BEFORE making any changes to the registry.

:trumpet: Improperly removing registry entries can hamper malware disinfection and make the removal process more difficult if your computer becomes infected. For example, removing malware related registry entries before the infection is properly identified can contribute to system instability and even make the malware undetectable to removal tools.

:huh: The usefulness of cleaning the registry is highly overrated and can be dangerous. In most cases, using a cleaner to remove obsolete, invalid, and erroneous entries does not affect system performance but it can result in "unpredictable results".

Unless you have a particular problem that requires a registry edit to correct it, I would suggest you leave the registry alone. Using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. For routine use, the benefits to your computer are negligible while the potential risks are great.
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Posted 05 November 2010 - 01:50 PM

Wow! I guess I definitely won't be doing anything to the registry anytime soon haha! Well, anyway. The TDSS Killer didn't find any suspicious files, and the results of the Anti Malware scan:


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 5054

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18975

11/5/2010 2:47:04 PM
mbam-log-2010-11-05 (14-47-04).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 150005
Time elapsed: 11 minute(s), 18 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)


I'm gonna do the Kapersky online scanner and I'll post the results when it's done.

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 02:07 PM

Ok.
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Posted 06 November 2010 - 09:52 AM

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KASPERSKY ONLINE SCANNER 7.0: scan report
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Operating system: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition, 32-bit Service Pack 2 (build 6002)
Kaspersky Online Scanner version: 7.0.26.13
Last database update: Friday, November 05, 2010 11:49:12
Records in database: 4217150
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Scan settings:
scan using the following database: extended
Scan archives: yes
Scan e-mail databases: yes

Scan area - My Computer:
C:\
D:\
E:\
F:\
G:\
H:\
I:\
J:\
K:\

Scan statistics:
Objects scanned: 480588
Threats found: 3
Infected objects found: 3
Suspicious objects found: 0
Scan duration: 14:22:57


File name / Threat / Threats count
C:\Users\Paula\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\62\667c023e-586dcded Infected: Trojan-Downloader.Java.Agent.ft 1
C:\Users\Paula\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\62\667c023e-586dcded Infected: Trojan-Downloader.Java.Agent.fu 1
C:\Users\Paula\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\62\667c023e-586dcded Infected: Trojan-Downloader.Java.Agent.fv 1

Selected area has been scanned.

Uh oh :o I guess I'm glad I scanned it! Does it remove these files or just lets me know that I have them.

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Posted 06 November 2010 - 10:09 AM

The Kaspersky scan will not remove any detected file threats but it will show where they are located so they can be cleaned with other tools.

The scan results show detections in the Java cache.

When a browser runs an applet, the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) stores the downloaded files into its cache folder (C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache) for quick execution later and better performance. Malicious applets are also stored in the Java cache directory and your anti-virus may detect them and provide alerts. Notification of these files as a threat does not always mean that a machine has been infected; it indicates that a program included the viral class file but this does not mean that it used the malicious functionality. However, when alerted to this type of threat, it's a good practice to clear the Java cache and clean out Windows temporary files.

For more specific information about Java exploits, please refer to Virus found in the Java cache directory. Also be aware that older versions of Java have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. That's why it is important to always use the most current Java Version and remove outdated Java components.
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