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#1 Niteloser

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Posted 08 July 2010 - 06:30 PM

Hi, I seem to have gotten infected by that bothersome malware that keeps playing audio ads by starting an internet explorer process. I tried using some anti-virus software but to no avail, so my last chance would be a hijackthis log.
Thanks in advance for your help!

The log:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 00:20:58, on 09/07/2010
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Sun\SDK\jdk\bin\javaw.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\system32\WUDFHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\lol.launcher.exe
C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\Air\LOLClient.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\Downloads\HijackThis.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
O2 - BHO: scriptproxy - {7DB2D5A0-7241-4E79-B68D-6309F01C5231} - C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan\scriptsn.dll
O2 - BHO: McAfee SiteAdvisor BHO - {B164E929-A1B6-4A06-B104-2CD0E90A88FF} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
O2 - BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: SingleInstance Class - {FDAD4DA1-61A2-4FD8-9C17-86F7AC245081} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\YTSingleInstance.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: McAfee SiteAdvisor Toolbar - {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\Windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mcagent_exe] "C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe" /runkey
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Messenger (Yahoo!)] "C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Skype] "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools Pro Agent] "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTProAgent.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SUPERAntiSpyware] C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-2456360681-1892819696-63703780-1001\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'postgres')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-2456360681-1892819696-63703780-1001\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'postgres')
O4 - Startup: SDK Tray Menu.lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
O18 - Protocol: sacore - {5513F07E-936B-4E52-9B00-067394E91CC5} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: McAfee SiteAdvisor Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Services (mcmscsvc) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Network Agent (McNASvc) - McAfee, Inc. - c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Scanner (McODS) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Proxy Service (McProxy) - McAfee, Inc. - c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Real-time Scanner (McShield) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee SystemGuards (McSysmon) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcsysmon.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Personal Firewall Service (MpfService) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (nvsvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
O23 - Service: postgresql-8.4 - PostgreSQL Server 8.4 (postgresql-8.4) - PostgreSQL Global Development Group - C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/pg_ctl.exe
O23 - Service: Steam Client Service - Valve Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
O23 - Service: Yahoo! Updater (YahooAUService) - Yahoo! Inc. - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe

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#2 pwgib

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 08:12 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.

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Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.

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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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#3 Niteloser

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 11:16 AM

Hi and thanks for the response. A more detailed explanation would be as follows: I have some sort of maleware that plays audio ads in the background. I do not see any peculiar process in the task manager, however when checking my volume mixer I see an instance of internet explorer. An interesting particularity is that the ads can only be heard when I plug in my headphones, when I have normal system sounds they are not heard, although the instance of IE is still visible.

Also I have tried to run GMER several times and my system just crashed with a blue screen after a while. I have tried to use Malwarebytes and SUPER-Antispyware to remove it but to no avail.

The DDS log is given below:



DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Niteloser at 16:41:03.94 on 12/07/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7600.0.1252.44.1033.18.1790.935 [GMT 1:00]

SP: SUPERAntiSpyware *enabled* (Updated) {222A897C-5018-402e-943F-7E7AC8560DA7}

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

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
svchost.exe 4
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe 4
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\postgres.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Sun\SDK\jdk\bin\javaw.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Windows\system32\WUDFHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Niteloser\Desktop\dds.scr
C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe

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

BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
BHO: scriptproxy: {7db2d5a0-7241-4e79-b68d-6309f01c5231} - c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan\scriptsn.dll
BHO: McAfee SiteAdvisor BHO: {b164e929-a1b6-4a06-b104-2cd0e90a88ff} - c:\progra~1\mcafee\sitead~1\mcieplg.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: SingleInstance Class: {fdad4da1-61a2-4fd8-9c17-86f7ac245081} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\YTSingleInstance.dll
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
TB: McAfee SiteAdvisor Toolbar: {0ebbbe48-bad4-4b4c-8e5a-516abecae064} - c:\progra~1\mcafee\sitead~1\mcieplg.dll
uRun: [Messenger (Yahoo!)] "c:\progra~1\yahoo!\messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
uRun: [Skype] "c:\program files\skype\phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
uRun: [DAEMON Tools Pro Agent] "c:\program files\daemon tools pro\DTProAgent.exe"
uRun: [Google Update] "c:\users\niteloser\appdata\local\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
uRun: [SUPERAntiSpyware] c:\program files\superantispyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
mRun: [GrooveMonitor] "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\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: [mcagent_exe] "c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe" /runkey
StartupFolder: c:\users\nitelo~1\appdata\roaming\micros~1\windows\startm~1\programs\startup\sdktra~1.lnk - c:\sun\sdk\jdk\bin\javaw.exe
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 3 (0x3)
mPolicies-system: EnableLUA = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: PromptOnSecureDesktop = 0 (0x0)
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~1\office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~1\office12\ONBttnIE.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~1\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_17-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0017-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_17-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_17-windows-i586.cab
Handler: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
Handler: sacore - {5513F07E-936B-4E52-9B00-067394E91CC5} - c:\progra~1\mcafee\sitead~1\McIEPlg.dll
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
SEH: Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook: {b5a7f190-dda6-4420-b3ba-52453494e6cd} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll

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

R0 mfehidk;McAfee Inc. mfehidk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfehidk.sys [2010-1-5 385536]
R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys [2010-2-17 12872]
R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2010-5-10 67656]
R1 vwififlt;Virtual WiFi Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\vwififlt.sys [2009-7-14 48128]
R2 McAfee SiteAdvisor Service;McAfee SiteAdvisor Service;c:\program files\mcafee\siteadvisor\McSACore.exe [2010-5-8 203280]
R2 McProxy;McAfee Proxy Service;c:\progra~1\common~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe [2010-5-8 359952]
R2 McShield;McAfee Real-time Scanner;c:\progra~1\mcafee\viruss~1\mcshield.exe [2010-5-8 144704]
R2 postgresql-8.4;postgresql-8.4 - PostgreSQL Server 8.4;C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/pg_ctl.exe runservice -N "postgresql-8.4" -D "C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.4/data" -w --> C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.4/bin/pg_ctl.exe runservice -N postgresql-8.4 [?]
R3 mfeavfk;McAfee Inc. mfeavfk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfeavfk.sys [2010-5-8 79816]
R3 mfebopk;McAfee Inc. mfebopk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfebopk.sys [2010-5-8 35272]
R3 NVHDA;Service for NVIDIA High Definition Audio Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvhda32v.sys [2009-4-30 64032]
R3 SrvHsfHDA;SrvHsfHDA;c:\windows\system32\drivers\VSTAZL3.SYS [2009-7-13 207360]
R3 SrvHsfV92;SrvHsfV92;c:\windows\system32\drivers\VSTDPV3.SYS [2009-7-13 980992]
R3 SrvHsfWinac;SrvHsfWinac;c:\windows\system32\drivers\VSTCNXT3.SYS [2009-7-13 661504]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
S3 b57nd60x;Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet - NDIS 6.0;c:\windows\system32\drivers\b57nd60x.sys [2009-7-13 229888]
S3 GarenaPEngine;GarenaPEngine;c:\users\nitelo~1\appdata\local\temp\NZI58C.tmp [2010-7-11 25616]
S3 mferkdk;McAfee Inc. mferkdk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mferkdk.sys [2010-5-8 34248]
S3 mfesmfk;McAfee Inc. mfesmfk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfesmfk.sys [2010-5-8 40552]
S3 StorSvc;Storage Service;c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted [2009-7-14 20992]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;c:\windows\system32\wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [2010-6-15 1343400]
S4 McSysmon;McAfee SystemGuards;c:\progra~1\mcafee\viruss~1\mcsysmon.exe [2010-5-8 606736]

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

2010-07-08 21:16:51 4 ----a-w- c:\users\niteloser\tray.pid
2010-07-08 20:19:13 0 d-----w- c:\users\nitelo~1\appdata\roaming\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2010-07-08 20:19:13 0 d-----w- c:\programdata\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2010-07-08 20:18:44 0 d-----w- c:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware
2010-07-08 17:05:29 38224 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2010-07-08 17:05:27 20952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2010-07-08 17:05:27 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2010-07-08 16:40:41 0 d-----w- c:\users\nitelo~1\appdata\roaming\Malwarebytes
2010-07-08 16:40:22 0 d-----w- c:\programdata\Malwarebytes
2010-07-07 09:29:28 0 d-sh--w- c:\windows\system32\%APPDATA%
2010-06-23 07:57:42 99176 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationHostProxy.dll
2010-06-23 07:57:42 49472 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\netfxperf.dll
2010-06-23 07:57:42 297808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mscoree.dll
2010-06-23 07:57:42 295264 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe
2010-06-23 07:57:42 1130824 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\dfshim.dll
2010-06-23 07:50:32 1286456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\ntdll.dll
2010-06-23 07:50:29 641536 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\CPFilters.dll
2010-06-23 07:50:27 417792 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msdri.dll
2010-06-23 07:50:27 204288 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\MSNP.ax
2010-06-23 07:50:27 199680 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mpg2splt.ax
2010-06-20 16:36:03 0 d-----w- C:\Riot Games
2010-06-20 15:02:33 0 d-----w- c:\users\nitelo~1\appdata\roaming\LolClient
2010-06-20 14:22:59 1892184 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_42.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:58 453456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx10_41.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:58 1846632 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DCompiler_41.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:57 4178264 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_41.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:54 69464 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_3.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:54 517448 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_4.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:51 235352 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\xactengine3_4.dll
2010-06-20 14:22:51 22360 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\X3DAudio1_6.dll
2010-06-20 14:20:41 0 d--h--w- c:\windows\msdownld.tmp
2010-06-20 14:20:26 0 d-----w- c:\windows\system32\directx
2010-06-20 13:03:27 0 d-----w- c:\programdata\PMB Files
2010-06-20 13:02:49 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Pando Networks
2010-06-14 23:22:22 0 d-----w- c:\windows\system32\Wat

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

2010-06-02 03:55:30 74072 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_5.dll
2010-06-02 03:55:30 527192 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_7.dll
2010-06-02 03:55:30 239960 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\xactengine3_7.dll
2010-05-27 07:24:13 34304 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmlib.dll
2010-05-27 03:49:37 293888 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmfd.dll
2010-05-26 10:41:02 470880 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx10_43.dll
2010-05-26 10:41:02 248672 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx11_43.dll
2010-05-26 10:41:02 2106216 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DCompiler_43.dll
2010-05-26 10:41:02 1998168 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_43.dll
2010-05-26 10:41:02 1868128 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dcsx_43.dll
2010-05-21 05:18:06 977920 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2010-05-01 14:49:25 2326528 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
2010-04-23 07:13:36 2048 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\tzres.dll
2009-07-14 04:56:42 31548 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfd.dat
2009-07-14 04:56:42 31548 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfc.dat
2009-07-14 04:56:42 291294 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfi.dat
2009-07-14 04:56:42 291294 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0409\perfh.dat
2009-07-14 04:41:57 174 --sha-w- c:\program files\desktop.ini
2009-07-14 00:34:40 291294 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfi.dat
2009-07-14 00:34:40 291294 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfh.dat
2009-07-14 00:34:38 31548 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfd.dat
2009-07-14 00:34:38 31548 ----a-w- c:\windows\inf\perflib\0000\perfc.dat
2009-06-10 21:26:35 9633792 --sha-r- c:\windows\fonts\StaticCache.dat
2010-03-13 10:13:51 16384 --sha-w- c:\windows\serviceprofiles\networkservice\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\history\history.ie5\index.dat
2010-03-13 10:13:51 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\serviceprofiles\networkservice\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\index.dat
2010-03-13 10:13:51 16384 --sha-w- c:\windows\serviceprofiles\networkservice\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\cookies\index.dat
2010-03-13 10:13:51 245760 --sha-w- c:\windows\serviceprofiles\networkservice\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\ietldcache\index.dat
2010-01-11 11:19:06 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\history\history.ie5\mshist012010011120100112\index.dat
2010-02-25 00:46:36 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\history\history.ie5\mshist012010022520100226\index.dat
2009-07-14 01:14:45 396800 --sha-w- c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-mail-app_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_f12e83abb108c86c\WinMail.exe

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Posted 14 July 2010 - 06:01 PM

Hello, Niteloser.
My name is etavares and I will be helping you with this log.

Here are some guidelines to ensure we are able to get your machine back under your control.
  • Please do not run any unsupervised scans, fixes, etc. We can work against each other and end up in a worse place.
  • Please subscribe to this topic if you have not already done so. Please check back just in case, as the email system can fail at times.
  • Just because your machine is running better does not mean it is completely cleaned. Please wait for the 'all clear' from me to say when we are done.
  • Please reply within 3 days to be fair to other people asking for help.
  • When in doubt, please stop and ask first. There's no harm in asking questions!



Step 1

I don't see an Anti Virus Program running on your machine...that means anything we do will be for nothing as you'll quickly be reinfected while we work.
  • Download and install an antivirus program, and make sure that you keep it updated
    New viruses come out every minute, so it is essential that you have the latest signatures for your antivirus program to provide you with the best possible protection from malicious software.
    Two good antivirus programs free for non-commercial home use are Avast! and Antivir
    Note: You should only have one antivirus installed at a time. Having more than one antivirus program installed at once is likely to cause conflicts and may well decrease your overall protection as well as impairing the performance of your PC.



Step 2

Since you're having issues with GMER, please try GMER in safe mode. If that doesn't work, try in safe mode, but uncheck 'devices'. If all else fails, try in safe mode and only check 'files' and 'sections'.

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 04:06 AM

Hi and sorry for responding so late, I have been on the road the past two days. GMER seems to have worked in safe mode, log is attached. It did not say any 'Finished' message, I just hit save when it stopped scanning, hope it is in order. Also it's not that I don't have any anti-virus running, I just turned it off for the previous submitted log, as I didn't want interference from them. I have McAfee.

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 06:00 PM

Hello, Niteloser.

Great, re: antivirus! DDS usually picks up if you have one installed, even if it's not running. No worries. Let's take care of your issues.

Next, please download ComboFix from one of these locations:* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop as etavaresCF.exe
  • Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. (Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive.)
  • Double click on etavaresCF.exe & follow the prompts.
  • As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
  • Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.



Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:



Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.

When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply, along with any symptoms that are present after it runs.

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Posted 17 July 2010 - 04:22 AM

Hi and thnx for the reply. I have run combofix and have attached the log. I do not see the IE process running in the volume mixer anymore, so it seems good from that point of view. Nothing else seems to be wrong with my system at the moment. Thnx again for the reply.

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Posted 17 July 2010 - 06:18 AM

Hello, Niteloser.

Ok, thanks for the update...definitely looking better. A few more things to do to confirm you are clean, then we'll clean up our mess and ensure you can't accidentally get reinfected from this again.



Step 1

Next, we need to update Java.
Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update:
  • Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 21 and save it to your desktop.
  • Scroll down to where it says "JDK 6 Update 21 (JDK or JRE)...allows end-users to run Java applications".
  • Click the "Download JRE" button to the right.
  • Select your Platform: "Windows".
  • Select your Language: "Multi-language".
  • Read the License Agreement, and then check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
  • Click Continue and the page will refresh.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save the file to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check (highlight) any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) or Java™ in the name.
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u21-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.
Step 2

1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

3. Open notepad and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:

QUOTE
RegLock::
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E96D-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000\AllUserSettings]
[HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\User Preferences]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\PCW\Security]


Save this as CFScript.txt, in the same location as ComboFix.exe




Refering to the picture above, drag CFScript into ComboFix.exe

When finished, it shall produce a log for you at C:\ComboFix.txt which I will require in your next reply.



Step 3

I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan
  1. Hold down Control and click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
    ESET OnlineScan
  2. Click the button.
  3. For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
    1. Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
    2. Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  4. Check
  5. Click the button.
  6. Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  7. Check
  8. Push the Start button.
  9. ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  10. When the scan completes, push
  11. Push , and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  12. Push the button.
  13. Push
etavares

EDIT: typo

Edited by etavares, 17 July 2010 - 06:19 AM.


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Posted 18 July 2010 - 01:39 AM

Hi. Here are the requested logs:

ESET log:


C:\Users\Niteloser\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\14\50c274e-53bc2902 a variant of Win32/TrojanDownloader.Unruy.BZ trojan cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\Niteloser\Downloads\Command And Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars (Kane Edition)\DVD 1\flt-cctwa\flt-cctwa.iso probably a variant of Win32/Delf trojan deleted - quarantined

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Posted 18 July 2010 - 07:06 AM

Hello, Niteloser.

OK...the Command and Conquer ISO could be a false positive if you made your own ISO. If you got it from file sharing or an unknown source, I'd leave it deleted.

We can clean up our mess now if everything is running well on your machine.



Step 1

Uninstall ComboFix and Clean Up
Click Start > Run and type combofix /Uninstall click OK (Note the space between combofix and /Uninstall) See below:

Please advise if this step is missed for any reason as it performs some important actions.

Download and Run OTC

We will now remove the tools we used during this fix using OTC.
  • Download OTC by OldTimer and save it to your desktop.
  • Double click icon to start the program. If you are using Vista, please right-click and choose run as administrator
  • Then Click the big button.
  • You will get a prompt saying "Begin Cleanup Process". Please select Yes.
  • Restart your computer when prompted.

Optional Items

Please take the time to read below to secure your machine and take the necessary steps to keep it that way.


System Still Slow?
You may wish to try StartupLite. Simply download this tool to your desktop and run it. It will explain any optional auto-start programs on your system, and offer the option to stop these programs from starting at startup. This will result in fewer programs running when you boot your system, and should improve preformance. If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, please right-click on the icon, and select "Run As Administrator"; otherwise it won't work.
If that does not work, you can try the steps mentioned in Slow Computer/browser? Check Here First; It May Not Be Malware

Protect yourself from malicious sites
Please download HostMan. It safeguards you with a regularly updated Hosts-file that blocks dangerous sites from opening. This adds another bit of safety while surfing the Internet. For installlation and setting up, follow these steps:
  1. Double-click the Downloaded installer and install the tool to a location of your choice
  2. Via the Startmenu, navigate to HostsMan and run the program.
    1. Click "Hosts" in the menu
    2. Click "Manage Updates" in the submenu
    3. Out of the three, select atleast one of the three (I have MVPS Host as my main one)
    4. Click "Add Update." After that you will only need to click on the following button to retrieve updates:
  3. Click the X to exit the program.
  4. Note: If you were using a custom Hosts file you will need to replace any of those entries yourself.


Keep Windows Up to Date
It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.



Update your AntiVirus Software

It is imperative that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out. If you use a commercial antivirus program you must make sure you keep renewing your subscription. Otherwise, once your subscription runs out, you may not be able to update the programs virus definitions.


Make sure your applications have all of their updates

It is also possible for other programs on your computer to have security vulnerability that can allow malware to infect you. Therefore, it is also a good idea to check for the latest versions of commonly installed applications that are regularly patched to fix vulnerabilities. You can check these by visiting Secunia Software Inspector and Calendar of Updates.

Use a Firewall

I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer. Without a firewall your computer is susceptible to being hacked and taken over. I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

For a tutorial on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:

Understanding and Using Firewalls

Install an AntiSpyware Program

A highly recommended AntiSpyware program isMalwarebytes Anti-Malware. You can download the free version..

Installing this program will provide spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should scan your computer with an AntiSpyware program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software.

Update all these programs regularly
Make sure you update all your programs regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.

Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

Good luck!

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 05:21 AM

Ok all done. Thanks a lot etavares, my computer is now free and happy again, will be more careful from now on. Again thanks.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 05:47 PM

Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. smile.gif

If you are the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact me via PM with the address of this thread.

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