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Apparent Linkedin Spoofing


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Posted 14 April 2011 - 02:43 PM

First, I am not subscribed to Linkedin, nor have I been in the past.

Periodically, I get invitations to join, some by people I recognize, some not recognizable. I have not taken them up on the invitation. About month ago, I recieved a Linkedin invitation from a colleague, which I did not reply to. About two days later, I recieved an automated followup invitation, which I also did not reply to. About an hour after that message, I got an email from that colleage asking if I had sent her two spam messages (some off shore pharmacy) that had my return address. I told her I didnt, but in the mean time looked this topic up and found that it was very similar to the ZeusS problem in the fall of 2010. One other thing: no one else in my contacts has said they recieved spam from me - only the one Linkedin colleague (and I have asked around).

I got some help from my IT guy: he said to run TDSS Killer, Malwarebytes, and Combofix, in that order. I ran the first two (in safe mode, full scan) and they came up clean, as did my other program Adaware. Prior to running Combofix, Bleeping said I needed to get a tutor here. That's why I am writing.

Questions:
1) Does this appear to be a Zeus issue?
2) Will Combofix find it, or are there other scans I should run?
3) Do I need a tutor to interpret what Combofix does?
4) Help!

Regards,
John

Edited by Budapest, 14 April 2011 - 06:00 PM.
Moved from Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs ~Budapest


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