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#1 drewadrewa

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Posted 26 January 2011 - 09:06 AM

Hi.

A couple of days ago I got infected with what seemed to be the Security Tool malware. It blocked all internet and other programs and gave me all the annoying popups you'd expect.

I have Malwarebytes already installed, so I ran rkill and then Malwarebytes in safe mode and thought I cleaned it. But I then ran Spybot and it found Vurtomonde. Malwarebytes didn't find it. I have since run both Malwarebytes and Spybot in safe mode and they tell me I'm clean, but I'm still having problems.

Here's why:

1. I bought the Malwaebytes upgrade and it's telling me it's blocking outgoing attempts to questionable websites
2. I am periodically unable to connect to the internet. Right now I'm using Firefox off a USB drive, which seems to be the only way I can get a wireless connection.
3. My computer is running slowly, and is crashing unexpectedly. It will also hang up, so that it takes several minutes to shut down or load a program.

Ideas? Help? I'm running Windows XP.

Edited by drewadrewa, 26 January 2011 - 09:09 AM.


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#2 Budapest

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 06:46 PM

As you have an open topic here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic376841.html I am closing this one to avoid confusion.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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