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Google-redirecting malware


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#1 kjorel

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 06:38 PM

Hey everyone, I am looking for some advice how to get rid of this.

When I click on a link that showed up in my google search, it in 90% cases redirects me via its page (goingonearth?) to ad and spam pages. It also automatically opened Explorer with some other ads until Avast blocked it. I think it was blocked as ufx.exe, but the first problem persists.
I used Spybot, Spyware Doctor, Ad-Adare, and Malwarebytes full-scans. Nothing helped.

I use Vista and Mozzila, but the problem seems the same in IE. Other search engines such as Yahoo work fine.

Thanks for any help!!!

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 07:12 PM

Try this:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-tdss-tdl3-alureon-rootkit-using-tdsskiller
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Posted 31 March 2011 - 09:10 PM

Thank you, unfortunately it didnīt find anything.

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 10:20 PM

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.
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Posted 02 April 2011 - 04:34 PM

Malware topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic388570.html

Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MR Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.
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