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Stubborn Browser Virus


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#1 uniflare

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Posted 05 October 2010 - 12:53 PM

Firstly i would like to mention how AWESOME these forums are, i have had viruses on other computers ive been asked to fix and these forums have helped me endlessly. Now i must start my own thread in hopes of a solution.
I have tried all the different forums and variations of google searches to try and completely remove this virus/trojan.

The Story.

I believe the original infection came about a Javascript Vulnerability through a firefox webpage.

The original Symptoms:
Fake Anti-Virus Alerts
Inability to open various programs due to crashes (No EXE block though.)

I removed the anti virus program by using a mirage of software;
1. rkill (Worked Flawlessly as always :D)
2. combo fix (Got some error during its process, Comp restarted when i closed window. Kept restarting and running on startup but errored every time so i removed startup entry it created)
3. In Safe Mode: mbam (Quick clean found lots of viri and seemed to cure the anti-virus program and its program crashing symptom)

I thought i had compeltely removed thep roblem but everytime i clicked on a google link it redirected to some junk websites.

4. GooredFix (Did nothing, found nothing)
5. SuperAntiVirus (Free Edition, Seemed to clean things up. Stopped Google Redirects)

And here i am, Thought i had finally removed it all but i still get random "Pop Ups" (Actually firefox tabs) to Junk Sites.

I have reinstalled firefox already, and created a new profile.
I went through so many different forums and all the solutions have had no effect.

Please Help xD
Thank you!

Edited by hamluis, 06 October 2010 - 05:57 AM.
Closed, duplicate ~ Hamluis.


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#2 Jacee

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Posted 05 October 2010 - 01:31 PM

Hi uniflare,
Please follow the instructions at this link http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum103.html and post your problem *starting a new topic* there for help :huh:

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#3 uniflare

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Posted 05 October 2010 - 06:07 PM

Thanks Jacee have done so :huh:.

In case someone finds this post on google: (Its happened to me)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic351939.html

Edited by uniflare, 05 October 2010 - 06:07 PM.


#4 hamluis

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Posted 06 October 2010 - 05:56 AM

Now that you have posted in the Am I Infected forum, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic351939.html, you should take all instructions from BC Staff advising you in that thread.

To prevent possible confusion, I am closing this thread.

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