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#1 johnnyb79

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 10:18 AM

Hi, I am new to this site so hopefully I won't "f" this up. I am working on a pc in which the user does deposits from a check scanner hooked directly to the pc on their banks website. The bank IT person is telling me that their security software is detecting a TDSS Rootkit virus on her machine. I have ran Malware and Symantec but found nothing. The PC is running fine. It is Windows XP Professional. I am an IT person myself, but not real familiar with TDSS viruses. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 CatByte

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 10:25 AM

Generally our services are for home users to join the forum and receive free help themselves, we are really not here to support your business enterprise.

That being said, I will assist you because of the nature of what she does, hopefully her personal information hasn't already been compromised.

The most effective way of dealing with this is to completely reformat and reinstall, if she cannot do that, then please do the following:

Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.
  • Disable any script blocking protection
  • Double click dds to run the tool.
  • When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
  • Save both reports to your desktop.
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Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt.


NEXT


Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. It will be a randomly named executable.
  • Double click the exe file.
  • If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO, then use the following settings for a more complete scan.

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  • In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Ensure the following are unchecked
    • IAT/EAT
    • Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
    • Show All (don't miss this one)
  • Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
  • Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
  • Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 05:54 PM

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