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Did something stupid. Not sure if I got infected.


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#1 Kenai

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 06:49 PM

I am not sure if posting the link is safe incase other people go to it so I will wait to post it but comments rolled in stating that it was a malware and all that. I am running Super Antispyware at the moment but its only got tracking cookies. I am just worried that I may have just done something stupid.

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 08:08 PM

Hello are you running XP or another? What is your anrivirus?

Posting a dangerous link is not good. Rather can you post where it was to go or post the link like this

Good link example:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/

Change the http to hXXp so the link will not function

hXXp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/


Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
Download Link 1
Download Link 2MBAM 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.

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Edited by boopme, 03 January 2011 - 08:08 PM.

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#3 Kenai

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Posted 04 January 2011 - 01:43 AM

I am on Vista and my Anti-Virus is Norton and the url is hxxp://deals.woot.com/deals/details/fc28d22c-8f95-442d-a40c-fcb2745309aa/free-pet-portabottle-max-animal-hospital#24

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 5452

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18999

1/3/2011 10:35:40 PM
mbam-log-2011-01-03 (22-35-40).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 166784
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 9 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 guess I might actually be clean and just over reacting =/

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Posted 04 January 2011 - 05:02 PM

Yeah looks like it did not enter. Looks clear, :thumbup2:
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Posted 04 January 2011 - 07:35 PM

Alright, Thanks. Never hurts to be too safe :)




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