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Redirect Malware Hiding in rundll32.dll

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Posted 17 April 2011 - 11:37 AM

Hello, I'm new to BleepingComputer.com, but wanted to share some info on a possible new malware that's been located on my computer.

I just installed the new free version of AVG 2011, and an alert shows that a hidden malware program has been found inside of this program: rundll32.dll ---->
mqbkupx.dll (hidden)

I have been having IE Browser redirects for a while and couldn't figure out what the problem was. On doing a web search for this file, there is NO information on it at all on the internet that I've been able to find. I have not been able to find any info on this malware on Bleeping Computer either.

Since AVG has quarantined the rundll32.dll program file, I am no longer having the redirects.

I found it odd that it's not showing as malware in my internet searches, but possibly it's a brand new one?

Other than running the AVG virus program, I don't have any other solutions. Just wanted to put this out there for anyone else having browser redirect problems, because I've seen that cleaning up these redirects, is a very time-consuming issue.

I appreciate any feedback.


Edited by hamluis, 17 April 2011 - 11:42 AM.
Moved from XP forum to Am I Infected.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 10:23 AM


Many modern malware infections employ random naming on their files. This explains why you are unable to find information on it.

Is the machine still running well?


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